Australian web filter to block 10,000 internet sites

From WWW News Australia's mandatory net filter is being primed to block 10,000 websites as part of a blacklist of unspecified "unwanted content". Some 1300 websites have already been identified by the Australian Communications and Media Authority. Communications Minister Senator Conroy revealed details of the Rudd Government's proposed web filter as he called for expressions of interest from internet service providers (ISPs) for a live Continue Reading

Australia to implement mandatory internet censorship

From News.Com AU Australia will join China in implementing mandatory censoring of the internet under plans put forward by the Federal Government. The revelations emerge as US tech giants Google, Microsoft and Yahoo, and a coalition of human rights and other groups unveiled a code of conduct aimed at safeguarding online freedom of speech and privacy. The government has declared it will not let internet users opt out of the proposed national Continue Reading

‘Jesus was not God’ book written by Catholic Priest being sold in churches

From Live News AU Jesus Christ was not God, and Mary was not a virgin, according to a controversial new book written by an Australian Catholic priest. In the booklet, ‘God is Big. Real Big’, which has gone on sale for $20 in several churches, Bathurst priest Peter Dresser argues Jesus could not have been God. “This whole matter regarding Jesus being God ... not only does violence to my own intelligence, but must be a sticking point,” he Continue Reading

Viewing the entire World Wide Web in 3D

From Breitbart An Australian company on Thursday launched a free tool it says offers web browsers a world-first opportunity to view the Internet in three dimensions. Melbourne-based ExitReality said its application allows users to turn any regular website into a 3D virtual environment, where an avatar representing them can walk around and meet other browsers viewing the same website. Founder Danny Stefanic said that previously only Continue Reading

Prime Minister John Howard – Australia

Prime Minister John Howard - Australia Muslims who want to live under Islamic Sharia law were told on Wednesday to get out of Australia , as the government targeted radicals in a bid to head off potential terror attacks. A day after a group of mainstream Muslim leaders pledged loyalty to Australia and her Queen at a special meeting with Prime Minister John Howard, he and his Ministers made it clear that extremists would face a Continue Reading