Has Labor shot down the Aussie net filter?


No Filter, No Censorship, No Great Firewall of Australia

Time to celebrate this evening? Some on Twitter seem to be already.

Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan has suggested changes could be made to the Federal Government’s proposed internet filter. “Stephen Conroy… has announced some changes to the filter – he’s talking to industry about those now,” he said.

I won't be. I'm with Greens Senator Ludlam on this, Labor hasn't said they're scrapping it, they've just made vague references to "changing" it, whatever that means. We don't want a reworking, we want a thorough repudiation. Keep the corks in the bottles, folks. :(

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