Untangling the net

the scope of content caught by mandatory Internet filtering

Catharine Lumby, Lelia Green, John Hartley

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The following report considers a number of key challenges the Australian Federal Government faces in designing the regulatory framework and the reach of its planned mandatory internet filter. Previous reports on the mandatory filtering scheme have concentrated on the filtering technologies, their efficacy, their cost and their likely impact on the broadband environment. This report focuses on the scope and the nature of content that is likely to be caught by the proposed filter and on identifying associated public policy implications.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAustralia
PublisherInternet Industry Association of Australia
Number of pages45
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

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