Posts Tagged ‘government’

‘We should never block social networks’

Written on November 3rd, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Suppressing social networks or mobile phones at times of unrest is ‘unacceptable’, the UK Foreign Secretary has told a global summit on cyber-crime. Human rights such as privacy and […]

Govt to consider new Facebook law

Written on July 23rd, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet The federal government says education, rather than legislation, is the best way to protect children using Facebook and other social media. But the government has agreed to look at […]

Social media ‘risk’ to ADF image – Smith

Written on May 9th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Defence Minister Stephen Smith says the use of social media by Australian Defence Force members could put the ADF’s reputation at risk. The defence minister’s warning came a day […]

Watchdog urges Julia Gillard to reject NBN’s monopoly plan

Written on December 3rd, 2010 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet THE competition regulator has punched a hole in the business case for the $36bn NBN by urging the government to reject a proposal to extend its monopoly. It is […]

Gillard to push ahead with web censorship

Written on July 9th, 2010 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet A change of Prime Minister is not enough to kill off one of the most stupid ideas of the 21st century. It had been thought that when  Julia Gillard […]

Internet Filter Not Censorship Says Conroy

Written on April 13th, 2010 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet I don’t know about you, but that old saying about if it looks like a duck and walks like a duck, then it must be a duck, certainly rings […]