Tagged: Big brother

China and Free Internet Speech - Light My Fibre

John Nixon Jan 24, 2010

I try to avoid politics here. We live in our own countries and we deserve (dit-on) the government we elect. But when we discuss the Internet and Next Generation Networks, we also need to discuss what goes over those networks around the world. One interesting article about the current Google versus China debate can be found … Read More

Internet Censure — Big Brother in our neck of the woods? - Light My Fibre

John Nixon Dec 17, 2009

A battle of words is raging in Australia over the Government’s decision to impose internet filtering, ie censure on the web sites we are allowed to visit. The right of free speech seems to be fragile under the present Minister Steve Conroy and his Labour majority. Here are some of the comments published yesterday and today: “Welcome to National … Read More