Ratings review may alter Australia's proposed net filter: Conroy
Posted in: Child Protection&Online Safety at 18/08/2010 14:59
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has conceded that a Classification Board review could "substantially" change the proposed mandatory internet filter.
The Classification Board is set to review its standards in what makes up refused classification (RC) rated content.
Senator Conroy told triple j's Hack that the review could change the filter "substantially".
Refused classification could prove death knell for Labor filter
The Classification Board's review of refused classification (RC) material could signal the death of the Labor party's proposed mandatory ISP-level internet filter, pending its results next year.
Communications minister, Stephen Conroy, told Triple J radio's Hack program that the classification board review, announced last month, could see the filter "change substantially".
Parliament decides if filter is dead: Conroy
An undefeated Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has refused to declare the government's mandatory internet filter policy dead in the water.
"Parliament decides that ultimately," Conroy told Triple J "Hack" reporter Kate O'Toole yesterday.