Thursday, April 15, 2010

'Nuff said

(Taking context-optional note of thought-provoking quotes)

'The Internet needs to be free.'

-- Our colleague Jeffrey L. Bleich (right) (prior post), currently the United States' Ambassador to Australia, reiterating State Department policy on an Australian Broadcasting Co. television show. (photo credit) As detailed in a broadcast yesterday (video and transcript here), at issue is the Australian government's plan for a mandatory internet filter aimed at weeding out objected-to content, such as "child pornography, sexual violence and detailed instructions in crime or drug use."

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