Posts Tagged ‘support’

  • POLL: Will the Proposed Internet Filter affect the way you vote in the Federal Election?

    Aug 5 2010, 4:24

    Please click on the sharing and bookmarking links below to encourage the largest number of people possible to have their say.

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  • It’s Time to Tell Mum

    May 27 2010, 7:00

    We’re excited to announce that EFA have today launched a new campaign to raise public awareness of the Government’s internet filter: “Time to Tell Mum.” The campaign features comedian Akmal Saleh and exhorts Australians to tell their mums about the filter plan and what it won’t do for Australian families. One of the big challenges […]

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  • Reasons from the left to oppose the Internet filter

    Apr 16 2010, 9:04

    This guest post is written by Mark Bahnisch from Lavartus Prodeo for our series of blog posts on the importance of online civil liberties as part of EFA’s 2010 Fundraising Campaign … There are a range of good arguments against the Rudd government’s internet filter, some emphasised for persuasive or tactical reasons, some reflective of […]

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  • The importance of digital civil liberties

    Mar 31 2010, 11:34

    Electronic Frontiers Australia is currently running a fundraising drive so that we can continue to expand and campaign for your online civil liberties.  Although EFA has been leading the Open Internet campaign against the Government’s proposal to censor the Internet, that is just one aspect of our activities and interests.  In addition to Internet censorship, EFA campaigns on […]

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  • A little more conversation, a little less panic please

    Mar 29 2010, 9:53

    This post is written by Michael Meloni, from Somebody Think of the Children, for our series of blog posts on the importance of online civil liberties as part of EFA’s 2010 Fundraising Campaign … When I was fifteen some friends and I wrote an e-zine about school and what was happening around town. It was lowbrow satire […]

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  • Help us stop Internet censorship

    Mar 26 2010, 11:49

    We are five days in to EFA’s 2010 Fundraising Campaign and we have been delighted by the generosity and the level of support we have received from you all. However, it it not too late for you to contribute to our campaign. If EFA is to continue to expand and launch further campaigns to protect […]

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  • Imagining a meeting between Senator Conroy and EFA

    Mar 24 2010, 9:49

    Mark Newton imagines a meeting between Senator Stephen Conroy and Electronic Frontiers Australia in his post as part of our series of blog posts on the importance of online civil liberties as part of EFA’s 2010 Fundraising Campaign … So it seems that our Broadband Prevention Minister had a bit of a hissy fit last […]

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  • Another report on Labor division over Internet censorship plan

    Mar 23 2010, 8:38

    In The Australian today, Fran Foo reports about growing internal division in the Labor Party over the mandatory ISP level filtering policy: THE mandatory ISP internet filtering scheme is fast becoming a political liability for the government, with divisions in caucus becoming apparent. Labor senator Kate Lundy has publicly called for an opt-in mechanism instead […]

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  • Help EFA fight Internet censorship

    Mar 22 2010, 12:39

    Over the past few months, EFA has been working hard campaigning for an Open Internet against Government censorship of the Internet. While we are proud of what we have achieved in that campaign, the Government’s decision to delay the introduction of the legislation means that it will be prolonged and ongoing campaign. Moreover, that is […]

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  • Web filtering backlash

    Mar 22 2010, 12:36

    In a good piece in The Mercury over the weekend, Tim Martain discusses the growing backlash against the Government’s plan to censor the Internet: But, perhaps surprisingly, the main objections to the cleanfeed filter do not relate to what it does, but what it does not do. Search engine giant Google has slammed the idea […]

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