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... "The Department of Internal Affairs' (DIA) internet filter is now operational and is being used by internet providers (ISPs) Maxnet and Watchdog."
..."Telstra Clear, Telecom and Vodafone have said they will implement the filter, with Orcon, Slingshot and Natcom saying that they won't."
freitasm: And the filter went "live" today.bah! NZ just made one more step towards the dark ages....
My thoughts from back in July 2009 are still fresh.
ZollyMonsta: http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/digital-living/3434754/New-Zealands-internet-filter-goes-livehorray! Another reason that it is great I'm on
"The Department of Internal Affairs' (DIA) internet filter is now
operational and is being used by internet providers (ISPs) Maxnet and
..."Telstra Clear, Telecom and Vodafone have said
they will implement the filter, with Orcon, Slingshot and Natcom saying
that they won't."
PhantomSS: I have read this site and noted down that they arelol, I laughed out that for real. That a person could
blocking Child Pornography. Is this something weshould consider? Or is
there a reason to saying no. I'm glad Xtra have adopted this marvelous
Technology as I will not be able to view this most heinous material
PhantomSS: It has been in the works for many yearsthank goodness I keep on
now, and according to much credited research it has not slowed down the
internet at all. So why not use it. I would be in awe if New Zealand
followed China into the 22nd Century and started to tell it's people
what's accessible and what is not.
adam77: My email to Telstra...A very good idea, we should all send out emails to
"I am considering moving
my ISP provision to Telstra, however, Telstra's support for the DIA
censorship scheme has made me think twice. I am against the scheme
because I believe it endangers civil liberties and will not achieve its
stated goals. I am familiar with DIAs rationale for the system and
believe it to be flawed. I am saddened that so much effort and money is
being wasted on this useless filter."
"It is highly likely that TelstraClear will be implementing this software.
have been strongly supportive and expressed our desire to connect to
the IP Filtering service because blocking child sex abuse sites is
highly consistent with our brand and customers’ interests. Like our
cyber bullying initiative, we will take steps to keep our customers
safe online. When introduced, it is unlikely that users will have an
"opt out" as this would over-ride the reasons for implementing it."
In other words:
"dear potential customer, like it or lump it, we're not interested in a
hey by the way, i wonder how the system operates. if there was illegal porn on youtube.com, would the whole of youtube be blocked by the filter or just the direct link like for example youtube.com/video/watch453534