Internet ‘clean feed’ useless – group
News.com.au | May 15, 2008
THE Australian public is being urged to reject the Federal Government’s plan to censor the internet.
Online advocacy group Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) says the Government’s decision to fund its mandatory “clean feed” internet in the 2008-09 Federal Budget is a waste of taxpayers money.
“At a time when the Government is cutting services to fight inflation, it’s bewildering that they would decide to spend tens of millions of taxpayer dollars on a filter before feasibility trials are even complete,” EFA spokesman Colin Jacobs said.
“Given the manifest …