Monday, August 16, 2004

Censorship Knows No Political Bounds

From Australian IT:
Labor bid to block net porn

Emma-Kate Symons
AUGUST 16, 2004

ALL internet service providers would be forced to block hard-core pornography reaching home computers under a radical plan to protect children being pushed by federal Labor MPs....
I'm not getting into the merits of the debate. I simply want to point out that conservatives have no monopoly on censorship. Of course, we knew that already because campus speech codes are an entirely left-wing initiative. But I couldn't resist an off-campus example of left-wing censorship.