June 16th, 2010
A supposedly "free" country that is also an "apparent" democracy, is now going full steam ahead down the dark path of censorship.
The concept of government-backed web censorship is usually associated with nations where human rights and freedom of speech are routinely curtailed. But if Canberra's plans for a mandatory Internet filter go ahead, Australia may soon become the first Western democracy to join the ranks of Iran, China and a handful of other nations where access to the Internet is restricted by the state.
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