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 September 2, 2009  Posted by  Non-U.S., Online

Asher Moses reports:

The Federal Government’s internet censorship trials have been repeatedly delayed over the past nine months, leading to claims from the Opposition that the Government is deliberately withholding the results to avoid embarrassment.

The Opposition’s communications spokesman, Nick Minchin, today called on the Communications Minister, Stephen Conroy, to “end this farce and produce his long overdue trial results for independent assessment”.

Live trials of the filtering policy, which is intended to block “prohibited content” for all Australians as determined by a secret Government blacklist, were initially slated to begin in December last year and take about six weeks.

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