Marko the Rat (marko_the_rat) wrote,
Marko the Rat

  • Mood:

[Politics] Net censorship

Australia has joined the freedom-loving countries of Iran and North Korea on a black-list of net censorship. I've seen a lot of snide commentary about this, but don't think it can't happen to you. France is openly planning the same thing and you can be sure that other Western countries (the USA included) will be watching closely to see what happens here.

The Australian government seems to be refreshingly immune to reason on this topic and seems to be happy to go along with Senator Stephen Conroy's power kick, which he's obviously enjoying immensely. He even thinks he can bully Google and Facebook. I just hope he tries to block Google, YouTube and Facebook and then he will see just what happens when the sheep rise up in anger.

  • Goodbye LJ

    It has been pointed out to me that with LJ's new TOS I am technically in violation of 9.2.8 and arguably 9.2.7 as well. I don't think this…

  • Mardi Gras 2017 report

    I did it! Another year under my belt. After I got to Rattus's 10th anniversary in 2015, it's been one year at a time, but my boss pointed out…

  • Roophilia 2.0 update: red kangaroo lazing

    I've finally uploaded a new photo to Roophilia 2.0!

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded