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I'm not nearly up to speed on the state of the issue of implementing the Internet Censorship in Australia, but wanted to add my voice against it. As it stands the system would accidentally block 1 in 12 sites, and miss the majority of inappropriate content. If you were to carry this analogy into the health system, proposing a nation-wide screening program for individuals that gave 1 in 12 a false positive, and missed half the disease, the health department wouldn't dream of instigating it. Especially if it increased the cost of healthcare while decreasing its efficiency. At the end of the day, it's not a role of the government to deem what information is or isn't appropriate.
Topic: Minister Tanner's welcome