Australia Blocking Websites

#AusPOL #FreeSpeech #Internet

The Australian eSafety Commissioner has developed a process and is instructing ISPs to block websites. While I appreciate that certain material isn’t appropriate I also feel very uncomfortable that this process could be damage legitimate businesses through malice or incompetence. Would holding The Commissioner personally liable for any errors of her department ensure that risk is reduced?

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Australian internet providers told to block websites hosting Christchurch terror video

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/sep/09/australian-internet-providers-told-to-block-websites-hosting-christchurch-terror-video

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