Australia: anti-censorship website censored
21 Dec 2009

The Australian internet company, auDA that runs the domain registry has been accused of censoring a website satirising Australian communications minister Stephen Conroy’s proposed internet censorship laws. On Friday, Sapia Pty Ltd, the company behind the website, was told by auDA that they had three hours to explain its use of the domain or it would be withdrawn. The firm said on its new site was subsequently taken down a few hours later.  Read more here

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