Toothless tiger, sleeping dragon : implied freedoms, internet filters and the growing culture of internet censorship in Australia
Duffy, James (2009) Toothless tiger, sleeping dragon : implied freedoms, internet filters and the growing culture of internet censorship in Australia. eLaw Journal, 16(2), pp. 91-105.
The internet by its very nature challenges an individual’s notions of propriety, moral acuity and social correctness. A tension will always exist between the censorship of obscene and sensitive information and the freedom to publish and/or access such information. Freedom of expression and communication on the internet is not a static concept: ‘Its continual regeneration is the product of particular combinations of political, legal, cultural and philosophical conditions’.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Published version also freely available via Official URL.|
|Keywords:||Internet, Censorship, Freedom of speech, Freedom of Communication, Internet Filter, Censorship, Internet regulation, Constitution|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Constitutional Law (180108)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 James Duffy|
|Deposited On:||02 Dec 2010 23:55|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 14:37|
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