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PM Gillard to keep up web filter plans

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has no plans to back down from the plans to develop the controversial web filter in Australia.

However, there may be some modifications to the original proposal by  the Communications Minister, Stephen Conroy.

”I understand that there’s a set of…technical concerns about internet speed, and also concerns that somehow this accidentally doesn’t move into taking away legitimate use of the internet,” said Ms Gillard.

The legislation to introduce the web filter is unlikely to be introduced before the election.

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