Неизвестная перспектива интернет-свободы

МЕЛЬБУРН. Корпорация Googleполностью ушла с рынка Китая, заявив, что более не желает заниматься модифицированием своей поисковой системы для блокирования информации, которую китайское правительство запрещает знать своим гражданам. В либеральных демократических странах всего мира данное решение было, в основном, встречено с энтузиазмом.

Но в одной из таких либеральных демократических стран, Австралии, правительство недавно заявило о разработке закона для блокирования доступа к некоторым веб-сайтам. К материалам, подпадающим под запрет, относится детская порнография, зоофилия, инцест, выразительное графическое изображение насилия, любая пропаганда или инструкции по совершению преступных действий или насилия, подробное описание использования запрещённых наркотиков, а также сведения о способах самоубийства на веб-сайтах, выступающих за право умереть для неизлечимо больных.

Опрос читателей газеты SydneyMorningHeraldпоказал, что 96% опрошенных выступают против предлагаемых мер, и лишь 2% – за. В данном опросе участвовало рекордное для всех предыдущих опросов, показанных на веб-сайте газеты, число читателей, и результат оказался максимально односторонним.

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