We all know about the mass destruction of guns in Australia but the oppression didn’t stop there and it doesn’t generally make the news here. My Australian friend emailed these tidbits to me:
Tracks where you go, measuring your speed between two points.
Emphasis on the tracks where you go part.
AUSTRALIA’S third largest internet service provider (ISP) has pulled out of the Government’s web filtering trials, saying the plan is “no longer just about stopping child porn”.
The Government’s plan involves a nation-wide filter that stops “unwanted material” from appearing on Australian user’s computer screens.
iiNet says the ambiguity of “unwanted material” is what caused it to pull out of the trials.
Ambiguity of “unwanted material”? Like Tiananmen square? Between the speed cameras and this, I’m not so sure I would be happy living there anymore…
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