Top 10 Internet Filter Lies in Australia

Lie #4: The filter has been proven in Government trials.

Testing and scaling are two very different things when it comes to filtering mass amounts of content. On top of this Stephen Conroy’s test criteria appear to only have been formulated after the test began. With that kind of logic we should be glad Conroy isn’t designing the national curriculum.

from an article by by Eliza Cussen on “The Punch”, an online discussion forum.

One Response

  1. Yeah, the tests were “100% accurate” only after they removed any URLs which gave trouble (eg those containing “?” characters).

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