Secret web bans in FOI changes

The Australian Government has refused to allow Electronic Frontiers Australia to find out which web sites have been banned under the federal web censorship laws introduced in 2000. Government spokespeople generally insist that they’re all hardcore pedophilia etc, but the issue of which web sites are banned has become more interesting since the NSW Police Minister called for web sites run by WTO protestors to be shut down. So in order to ward off continuing inquiries from the likes of EFA, the Government is introducing changes to FOI laws

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