Despite certain widely shared ideals -- that Internet access is a basic human right and that freedom of expression should be guaranteed on the Internet -- there will always be interests -- nations, corporations and others -- who seek to censor, block the sharing of information, hinder innovation, and control how Internet users get online.

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Beating the filter: masterclass photos

Beating the filter: masterclass photos

ZDNet.com.au visited the first Exit International-sponsored "hacking masterclass", where the euthanasia advocacy group was to show how to use proxy servers and virtual networks so users could bypass the filter and find information on "safe suicide".

published April 12, 2010 by


Public response to filter: Video

It's been just over three months since the Federal Government decided it would go ahead with its plans for internet service providers to block access to "refused classification" material on the web. ZDNet.com.au asked the public what it thought of the plan.

published March 29, 2010 by


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