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Senator Conroy, I believe the mandatory Internet filtering proposal must not be implemented. I think enough experts have shown that every filtering technology trialled to date is ineffective, prone to collateral blocking, underblocking, and will do nothing to stop sick people from creating and sharing material that exploits children.
I also believe the doubts of privacy advocates, child welfare groups, the country's largest ISP (and others) and the general public as indicated by the protests and tremendously negative media coverage should be indicative to any but a mute man that this policy is a bad idea. John Howard ignored us on Iraq and plenty of other issues, dont make the same mistake Senator Conroy! You are ruining it for Labour and giving the country more reasons to vote the Libs back in next election with this unnecessary mandatory filtering scheme that makes the libs look liberal and labour ultra conservative! You could solve the problem right now by making it opt-in, or uniquely for blocking child porn ONLY and NOTHING ELSE. To quote Benjamin Franklin - those who would give up essential liberties to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither!