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News Australia trialling mandatory pr0n filter

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 28 Feb 2008.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. Leitchy

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    bah waste of money. At least you can phone up to have it disabled though. They should just invest in programs like Net Nanny and educate the parents how to use it and protect there children from the horrific nature of Paris Hilton movies.
     
  3. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    so nice to see Australia jump into bandwagon issues again...
     
  4. specofdust

    specofdust Banned

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    Austrailistan? Is that you?
     
  5. taliban_raider

    taliban_raider Just some guy; you know

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    I will be certain to notify my local members of my displeasure at the proposal, I suggest all Australians who feel likewise do the same.
     
  6. Fly

    Fly inter arma silent leges

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    All internet filtering is bad and simply a way of ignoring problems that need to be eradicated at source whilst showing that you are doing something about them. Parents should be doing a better job at supervising their kids. With this mindset I can see children being trusted to surf unsupervised because "the filter will stop them looking at porn" when in reality the dangers to children from the net are far worse than Jenna Jameson and Ron Jeremy.
     
  7. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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    M'eh. You just don't want to have to change your avatar. :p
     
  8. Firehed

    Firehed Why not? I own a domain to match.

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    And YOU don't want Aussie's blocked from Bit because of it ;)
    (and in any case, Fly's completely right - parents who trust technology to do their job for them aren't parents)
     
  9. Nova

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    this is just the paper/printing lobbyist trying to keep the printed porn alive. that way little timmy has to keep to stealing dads playboy.
     
  10. Shadow_101

    Shadow_101 Mudkips.

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    “Hello, I'd like to browse porn please. Could you arrange for that to happen? Thank you ever so much.”

    ^^ heh i'd have no problem asking for that.
     
  11. Aankhen

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    Spot on. I don't condone porn, but this entire thing is a colossal waste of money.
     
  12. pendragon

    pendragon I pickle they

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    Welcome to Communism, Australia :p heh ... I don't support this on any level.
     
  13. freedom810

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    Pretty good idea if you ask me, nice idea to have the option of doing it. I mean the kids wouldnt notice it on probally anyway so its all good :)
     
  14. specofdust

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    Your name is quite ironic given that comment.
     
  15. Woodstock

    Woodstock So Say We All

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    im supprised that tasmanina has the internet to be able to test this
     
  16. E.E.L. Ambiense

    E.E.L. Ambiense Acrylic Heretic

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    LOL.
     
  17. 1ad7

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    Why cant we all just agree on the easyist most acceptable and cheapist fix...

    www.freepr0n.xxx

    wtf.... I know my country knocked this down(usa)... why it might hurt there accidental page views but its not really a big deal... but then again I dont own a porn website yet. I cant wait to see what it accidentally blocks!
     
  18. r4tch3t

    r4tch3t hmmmm....

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    Hmmm, if this goes through maybe I can get my internet paid for by Australians :D
    I agree with 1ad7, if they want to prevent kids or any specific person viewing artistic photography, they should just use the .xxx domain, easy.
     
  19. Amon

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    I honestly don't see how blocking off pornographic websites will improve surfing habits. I'm baffled by how the debate over the .xxx domain a few years ago hasn't concluded.
     
  20. naokaji

    naokaji whatever

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    and then they go complain about other countries censoring the internet...

    Politicians are liars and have double standards.
     
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