Tag Archives: australia

Index Index – International free speech round up 08/02/13

Index Index – International free speech round up 08/02/13

Australians kept in dark over privacy law

Ed Gillett: Australians kept in dark over privacy law

Look but don’t play.

Orfeo Mattar: Australia’s rigid classification code is punishing videogamers and developers

Where’s Wikileaks?

Whistleblower site Wikileaks, winner of last year’s Economist/Index on Censorship New Media award, seems to have disappeared. The site hit the news this week when it published a secret list of sites blocked by the Danish government. In response, Australia blocked Wikileaks. Inevitably, Wikileaks then published the Australians’ list of banned sites. And now, no [...]

You have got to be kidding

‘An appeal judge in Australia has ruled that an animation depicting well-known cartoon characters engaging in sexual acts is child pornography. The Internet cartoon featured characters from the Simpsons TV series.’ The rest is on the BBC here