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The Australian Federal Government is determined to force service providers such as ISPs and telecommunications carriers to take responsibility for the traffic that passes over their networks. iTnews charts the progress of the internet filtering trials as Government and industry collide over cyber-safety.

NBN takes aim at satellite broadband leechers

NBN takes aim at satellite broadband leechers

Says no plans to police network for copyright infringement.
Sep 29 2015 9:55AM
Microsoft phishing filter blocks legitimate Aussie sites

Microsoft phishing filter blocks legitimate Aussie sites

Universities, businesses affected.
Apr 22 2015 3:01PM
Meet Australia's new IT ministers

Meet Australia's new IT ministers

Innovation goes missing.
Sep 16 2013 3:10PM
Coalition's internet filter policy a 'mistake'

Coalition's internet filter policy a 'mistake'

Turnbull endorses, defends, scraps "poorly worded" policy in one night.
Sep 5 2013 9:21PM
Updated: Coalition backflips on proof of age net filter

Updated: Coalition backflips on proof of age net filter

Policy error.
Sep 5 2013 6:36PM
Coalition to filter internet, smartphones

Coalition to filter internet, smartphones

Can opt out with proof of age.
Sep 5 2013 4:30PM
Internet industry comes out against wholesale filtering

Internet industry comes out against wholesale filtering

Joins debate over British government plan.
Jul 26 2013 6:15AM
Attorney-General agency implicated in web filter scandal

Attorney-General agency implicated in web filter scandal

Accusations of secrecy, but don't be alarmed.
May 30 2013 3:41PM
Attorney-General agency implicated in web blocking scandal

Attorney-General agency implicated in web blocking scandal

Accusations of secrecy, but don't be alarmed.
May 30 2013 10:50AM
Tim Berners-Lee calls data retention a 'really, really bad idea'

Tim Berners-Lee calls data retention a 'really, really bad idea'

Web inventor warns against Australian Government proposal.
Jan 29 2013 10:01PM
Industry backs 'workable' filter solution

Industry backs 'workable' filter solution

Updated: Government policy change wins wide approval.
Nov 9 2012 12:49PM
Australia's mandatory ISP filtering plan axed

Australia's mandatory ISP filtering plan axed

Telcos to filter child abuse material via INTERPOL block list.
Nov 9 2012 3:03AM
Conroy abandons mandatory ISP filtering

Conroy abandons mandatory ISP filtering

Tells ISPs to filter child abuse material using INTERPOL block list.
Nov 8 2012 10:34PM
ACMA's internet content referrals to Classification Board spike

ACMA's internet content referrals to Classification Board spike

Investigations net 2011 "prohibited" online items.
Oct 16 2012 3:17PM
Europe proposes internet lock-down to combat terrorism

Europe proposes internet lock-down to combat terrorism

Anti-terrorism project criticised.
Sep 28 2012 5:16AM
Co-regulation key to safer internet

Co-regulation key to safer internet

Internet no 'sacred realm'.
Mar 6 2012 7:06AM
Law review proposes refined mandatory internet filter

Law review proposes refined mandatory internet filter

Conroy's smoking gun?
Mar 1 2012 6:03PM
Abbott establishes cybersafety panel

Abbott establishes cybersafety panel

Coalition distances itself from internet filtering proposal.
Jan 30 2012 3:41PM
Voluntary internet filter hits progress snag

Voluntary internet filter hits progress snag

Counting redirects not compulsory.
Oct 24 2011 7:43AM
Telstra logs 84,000 filter redirects

Telstra logs 84,000 filter redirects

Trial grows as ISPs begin to participate.
Oct 18 2011 7:02PM

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