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Conroy, you've mentioned the classifications board and ACMA several times -- will the filters you implement be working under or in line with the backdated and essentially useless 'classification scheme' currently in place? (see the R18 debate). And once you've sufficiently crippled the internet and cut us off from the rest of the world, what is to stop people from creating their own wireless networks across suburbs -- "mini internets" if that makes it easier for you to understand -- and bypass your filters that way?
In what way does your internet filter "protect" anyone? How does it do anything but force people to take their 'illegal activities' further underground - making them harder to catch?
How on earth can you make the comment (as reported on news.com.au) that you are aware of the 'debate' - or claim to be acting for the people when it's easy to see the vast majority oppose what you have planned? Even as a vote winning exercise it makes no sense! The 'young people', the new votes you're trying to win -- they're more politically aware than they have been in a long time and not one of them has one supportive word to say about this decision.
I'm appalled to think that such blatant stupidity has been allowed to thrive for so long.