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Australian opposition vows to implement internet filter by default

A Liberal National government in Australia would adopt the abandoned its plans for mandatory internet filtering, and three years after the Coalition announced that it would not support a policy for mandatory internet filtering.

The announcement, buried in an AU$10 million online safety policy published online today (PDF) announces that under a Tony Abbott government, Australians would have adult content filters installed on their phone services and fixed internet services unless they opt out — via redwolf.newsvine.com

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