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Offline JimBob

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« on: 31/10/2008 01:41:39 »
The government in Australia will put up a super firewall to protect people from the evils of child pornography, adult pornography, anorexia and euthanasia. What is next? How to raise your own goat?

What do you thing? Inquiring minds want to know.

http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,24568137-2862,00.html
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« Reply #1 on: 31/10/2008 12:16:46 »
Apparently the UK strategy is not censor but to record internet traffic...

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Proposals for a central database of all mobile phone and internet traffic have been condemned as "Orwellian".

Home Secretary Jacqui Smith said the police and security services needed new powers to keep up with technology.

And she promised that the content of conversations would not be stored, just times and dates of messages and calls...

Information will be kept for two years by law and may be held centrally on a searchable database.
 
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/7671046.stm

So if a pervy neighbour is piggy-backing your wi-fi, you're in trouble.
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