> ...how this could never happen in America?
Because the MPAA and RIAA threw a ton of money at our lawmakers, I suppose. Whereas in Australia, it was more about, what, morality? protecting the children??
Having the power to block domains that are illegally hosting copyrighted material is a little different than censoring
objectionable content. But it's still a very bad idea, and of course it won't work, but our government lately tends to be all about
bad ideas that won't work. If this passes, it will only cause trouble for those of us who actually depend on the Internet.