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Untangling the Net : The Scope of Content Caught By Mandatory Internet Filtering

Hartley, John, Lumby, Catharine , & Green, Leilia (2009) Untangling the Net : The Scope of Content Caught By Mandatory Internet Filtering. Online Safety and Security. Internet Industry Association.

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Abstract

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.

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ID Code: 39549
Item Type: Report
Keywords: Internet filter, broadband, Australian government, media content, regulation
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Please consult the authors.
Deposited On: 20 Jan 2011 09:34
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 00:37

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