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US-Australia Tensions Rise Over Net Filter 169

daria42 writes "Tensions between the US Government and its counterpart in Australia appear to be rising over Australia's proposal to filter the internet for objectionable content. The US government has raised its concerns over what it sees as potential censorship directly with the Australian Government. However, last night, Australia's Communications Minister Stephen Conroy denied he had had any approach from US State Department officials."

"People should have access to the data which you have about them. There should be a process for them to challenge any inaccuracies." -- Arthur Miller