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11.14.08

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  • Internet filter to block 10,000-plus “unwanted” sites

    READERS of The Courier-Mail online have blasted plans for Australia’s mandatory internet filter to block as many as 10,000 websites.

    The websites form a blacklist of unspecified “unwanted content”, Broadband Minister Stephen Conroy revealed in Federal Parliament.

  • A copyright call to arms

    In the era of peer-to-peer file sharing, on-demand television and easy copying of video games and movies, Canadians often take for granted the availability and ease of using digital media. It’s hard not to: the sheer amount of digital content available online is astonishing. For many, the Web is a black box that provides us with what we want, when we want it.

    But with a new session of parliament a week away, a host of proposed changes to copyright legislation threaten to tip the legal balance further in favour of those who sell and disseminate cultural content, rather than everyone who consumes it.

  • Bruce Schneier: Securing Your PC and Your Privacy
  • AMD

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