Net censorship down under: Australian government to block protest websites

As part of a federal crackdown on "Internet-assisted crime," Australia's government plans to block access to websites used for organizing protest activities.

A police ministers meeting in Darwin this week agreed it was "unacceptable websites advocating or facilitating violent protest action be accessible from Australia".

Internet regulator, the Australian Broadcasting Authority, only last week decided not to block access to websites organising protests for the World Trade Organisation meeting in Sydney.

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UPDATE: More on Australia Net-censorship efforts from Electronic Frontiers Australia (via Declan McCullagh's Politech list). Link