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Australian ‘Net filter testing will include P2P traffic

That FAQ has revealed some other insights into the working logic behind the decision to roll out Internet filters. Although the previous tests and all public statements on the matter focused on web traffic, the actual live tests are expected to include the use of filters that target P2P applications like BitTorrent. The blacklist, comprised of somewhat over a thousand sites, will be provided by the Australian Communications and Media Authority. But, in a bit of a catch-22, nobody’s allowed to know what sites are on the blacklist—after all, publishing the list would let pervs know where to find the child porn.

via Australian ‘Net filter testing set, will include P2P.

Oh noes!

Senator Conroy, you’re stealing mah internets.