Aussies to censor web

Major Variola (ret) mv at
Fri Nov 8 09:42:50 PST 2002

                     Ellison to pull plug on protest websites
                     Sean Parnell and Matthew Fynes-Clinton

                     THE Federal Government plans to stop Australians
gaining access to
                     websites used to organise protests.

                     The move is part of a major crackdown on
Internet-assisted crime.

                     Justice Minister Chris Ellison, acting on a request
from NSW Police Minister
                     Michael Costa, will look at upgrading federal
powers to block certain

                     A police ministers meeting in Darwin this week
agreed it was "unacceptable
                     websites advocating or facilitating violent protest
action be accessible from

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