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Old 06-11-2010, 01:31 AM   #42
Lynk Former
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You guys are looking at this as a US issue, which it obviously isn't. It's an Australian issue and this makes a HUGE difference.

Australia's population is TINY compared to the US. We also don't really have a porn industry down here... everything we get is from the internet. We do have porn down here but it is HEAVILY regulated anyway and this new law won't actually make a difference. Trust me on this, it won't make a difference at all.

As I said in my previous post, to enforce this and anything else they have planned past,present or future, they'd have to shut down the Internet.

Also, this isn't the only issue in Australia. As I've mentioned before there is an Internet censorship filter on the boards and also, recently customs has been enabled to check peoples laptops and other devices for porn.

This issue is actually the least ...threatening... of what's going on.


Honestly, the Australian government can make all the laws it wants, but they're not going to be able to enforce them where it counts since they've already cut off certain things back in the mid to late 20th century anyway. We've already adapted to operate outside of the governments influence.

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