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Uproar in Australia Over Plan to Block Web Sites December 26, 2008 SYDNEY, Australia (AP) — A proposed Internet filter dubbed the ”Great Aussie Firewall” is promising to make Australia one of the strictest Internet regulators among democratic countries. Consumers, civil-rights activists, engineers, Internet providers and politicians from opposition parties…



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Compostannie, one of the most hard-working, most honest, and most principled of the mixed bag of DMOZ editors and arguably one of the best ambassadors DMOZ ever had, has been removed by the scurrilous crew that makes up the DMOZ inner sanctum. Debates over the cowardly and shameful way this…



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I’m a little late finding this but… I was tagged by Jeremy Mayes (aka GuyFromChicago) back in December 2006: After you’ve been tagged you’re supposed to spill the beans on 5 things people don’t know about you then tag a few other people. Here’s mine: I was the second oldest…



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This kind of reaction from so-called “civil liberties” factions both amazes and enrages me: Child porn rings hard to track Wed Feb 7, 2007 By BRIAN BERGSTEIN, AP Technology Writer The numbers behind an international child pornography bust Wednesday were themselves disturbing: Nearly 2,400 suspects from 77 countries allegedly paid to…



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I have previously posted about the dangers of pro-anorexia and pro-bulimia websites and specifically about the promotion of such websites through the Open Directory Project aka ODP or DMOZ (see DMOZ and web sites promoting anorexia and self-injury, DMOZ still promoting pro-anorexia, pro-self-injury sites). The need for continuing awareness about…



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