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[News] Copyrights Neglected by Artist/s; Australian Government Plays Ball for MAFIAA

  • Subject: [News] Copyrights Neglected by Artist/s; Australian Government Plays Ball for MAFIAA
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 23:28:49 +0000
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
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Inkscape Version of Danc's Miraculously Flexible Game Prototyping Graphics for
Small Worlds

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| Daniel Cook finally decided to license his ‘free’ game art on Lost Garden 
| under the CC BY 3.0 license! 


Torrent Sites End Up on Aussie Blacklist

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| There are claims today that the Australian government’s top-secret blacklist 
| of banned websites has been leaked onto the Internet. There are a number of 
| strange entries on the list that leaked to Wikileaks, including a couple of 
| torrent sites. However, Australian Minister Stephen Conroy claims the list is 
| not the country’s official blacklist.    


What about GNU/Linux distributions? They block ports now? Why not HTTP too?
That transmits data as well.


EFA expresses alarm at Government "Internet censorship"

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| Online civil liberties organisation Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) has
| hit out at what it believes what it believes is a creeping censorship of the
| Internet by the Australian Government.
| [...]
| "The news for Australian Internet users just keeps getting worse," said EFA
| Board member Colin Jacobs. "We have legitimate concerns with the creeping
| scope of this unprecedented interference in our communications
| infrastructure. It's starting to look like nothing less than a comprehensive
| program of real-time Internet censorship."


No opt-out of filtered Internet

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| Australians will be unable to opt-out of the government's pending Internet
| content filtering scheme, and will instead be placed on a watered-down
| blacklist, experts say.


Conroy announces mandatory internet filters to protect children

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| "Labor makes no apologies to those that argue that any regulation of the
| internet is like going down the Chinese road," he said.



Australia to get net censorship

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| The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) will be able to
| force content providers to take down offensive material and issue notices for
| live content to be stopped and links to the content deleted.

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