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    Full Member Greywolf's Avatar
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    Australia To Filter Internet Content
    The Australian government wants to filter all net traffic and block access to 10,000 sites deemed to hold illegal content. Fortunately ISPs are resisting.

    This will probably be a battle fought many times and in many countries.,00.html,00.html
    "Somebody may beat me, but they are going to have to bleed to do it." Steve Prefontaine

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    Merchant & ABW Ambassador
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    how does one classify things as illegal content?
    Reminds me of China and Olympics

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    ABW Ambassador Georgie Peri's Avatar
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    January 17th, 2005
    Norwalk, CT
    News Flash ..

    Google already is Filtering content ..

    Here is a example
    google abananax

    note the stuff on the bottom
    ( In response to a legal request submitted to Google, we have removed 1 result(s) from this page. If you wish, you may read more about the request at )

    So basicaly .. anyone who has any issues .. and has a legal team can get stuff blocked out ..

    dum dum dummmmmmmmmmmmmm

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    ...and a Pirate's heart. Convergence's Avatar
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    June 24th, 2005
    The Governor of Kentucky went one step further not too long ago, he just TOOk the domain names he didn't like...

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    ABW Ambassador simcat's Avatar
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    January 17th, 2005
    Yes, well hopefully that odd decision gets overturned.

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