The Government now wants to pass the legislation that would require all internet service providers (ISPs) to ban refused classification (RC) hosted on overseas servers.
The federal government will introduce mandatory internet filtering this year. And after recent abuse appearing on Facebook memorial sites, the government is also looking at establishing an internet ombudsman. So how far should control of the internet go for the sake of making the online world safer for children? Is it actually possible to make the internet safe?
Discussing the proposed internet censorship legislation.
Australia’s planned mandatory internet service provider level internet filter will block Refused Classification (RC) material. Communications Minister Senator Stephen Conroy says that’s "child pornography, pro-bestiality sites, pro-rape websites and material like that". But it’s actually more than that.