As disclosed in the recent budget announcements, the plans for ISP-level Internet filters are still in motion. Electronic Frontiers Australia
, a "non-profit national organisation representing Internet users concerned with on-line freedoms and rights", has created a new website at http://nocleanfeed.com/
to try to increase awareness of this new proposed restriction on our tubes, summarising the issues and pointing out the technical and social problems with such a system. If you don't care about this yet (and why would you, it's only your tax dollars!), at least take note of the fact that one of the issues raised is slower Internets
Check out the website and then hit their take action
page to see what you can do to make your voice heard on this issue.