Internet Censorship: Australia Abandons Net Censorship Plans; Google Blocked in China, UAE Restrictions and Iran Sanctions

Australia Abandons Net Censorship Plans; Google Blocked in China Australia, which surprisingly has a checkered history in terms of internet censorship, has abandoned a plan to filter all internet content.  Instead, the government is working with Australian ISPs to block 1,400 child abuse websites on INTERPOL’s “worst of” list.  When Australia initially announced the filtering program,…