The Coalition has rowed back from a policy announced earlier on Thursday to install opt-out internet pornography filters on home computers and under-18s' mobiles.
Malcolm Turnbull, the shadow communications minister, tweeted on Thursday evening: “Policy released today wrongly indicated we supported an opt out system of internet filtering. That is not our policy and never has been.”
Policy released today wrongly indicated we supported an opt out system of internet filtering. That is not our policy and never has been.
This was followed by a longer statement from Turnbull stating: “The Coalition has never supported mandatory internet filtering. Indeed, we have a long record of opposing it.”
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Hours before the Coalition backed down on its 11th-hour policy of introducing an opt-out internet filter, the opposition communications spokesman, Malcolm Turnbull, was championing it on the youth radio station Triple J.
In a policy document published online on Thursday the Coalition backed an opt-out filter for home Wi-Fi and smartphones to be installed by internet service providers.
A few hours later Turnbull released a statement saying the Coalition had "never" supported a mandatory filter.
It said: "The Coalition has never supported mandatory internet filtering. Indeed, we have a long record of opposing it.
"The policy which was issued today was poorly worded and incorrectly indicated that the Coalition supported an 'opt-out' system of internet filtering for both mobile and fixed line services. That is not our policy and never has been."
But earlier in the day, appearing on Triple J's current affairs program Hack with the deputy prime minister, Anthony Albanese, Turnbull explained and defended the filter (comments at 26m20s).
So far, though there has not been guns involved nor tampering of the ballot boxes, this 2013 Australian federal election has proven to be the most unfair election in the ENTIRE WORLD. The media has been so lopsided and so turdily biased, that guns or fiddling with voters cards like they do in Uganda or some Yankeedom states were quite unnecessary... Of course Mr Murdoch is reigning supreme now, after having lost the election for president of the United States.
But the other main-steam media, from the ABC to Fairfax have been absolutely disgraceful, dishing out porkies and lies on such a grand scale that the public could not anything else but be bedazzled and vote for Hitler...
Good morning or whatever.
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