Policy concept in
debate
Internet content regulation
What are the characteristics
of internet regulation in
Australia?
• Positive and
negative
characteristics
of internet
regu...
Positive and negative
characteristics of internet
regulation
• Why the internet must be
censored
• Types of regulation
• I...
Positive and negative
characteristics of internet
regulation
• Why the internet
must be censored
• Vast and unique
• Restr...
Positive and negative
characteristics of internet
regulation
• Types of
regulation
• Australian
legislation
• Industry Cod...
Positive and negative
characteristics of internet
regulation
• Ineffective
regulation
• Internet is too
large
• Internet i...
Positive and negative
characteristics of internet
regulation
• Censorship
affects freedom
of speech
• Breach of right to
f...
Positive and negative
characteristics of internet
regulation
• Why theorists
believe the
internet should
not be regulated
...
Positive and negative
characteristics of internet
regulation
• Possible
modifications to
regulatory
framework
• Co-regulat...
Although Internet content regulation is
debated, the government has deemed it
necessary. They have studied the
Internet an...
Characteristics of
government, state and self
regulating regimes
• Report on Regulation of
Computer Online Services
• Broa...
Communication Technology and Change
Research Project Presentation
By Casie Louttit
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Com Tech Research Project

  1. 1. Policy concept in debate Internet content regulation
  2. 2. What are the characteristics of internet regulation in Australia? • Positive and negative characteristics of internet regulation • Characteristics of government, state and self regulating regimes
  3. 3. Positive and negative characteristics of internet regulation • Why the internet must be censored • Types of regulation • Ineffective regulation • Censorship affects freedom of speech • Why theorists believe the internet should not be regulated • Possible modifications to regulatory framework
  4. 4. Positive and negative characteristics of internet regulation • Why the internet must be censored • Vast and unique • Restrict content • Protect children • Stop criminal activity • Users want control
  5. 5. Positive and negative characteristics of internet regulation • Types of regulation • Australian legislation • Industry Codes of Practice • Electronic Frontiers Australia • Australian Communications and Media Authority • Broadcasting Services Amendment Act 1999 • Self Regulation
  6. 6. Positive and negative characteristics of internet regulation • Ineffective regulation • Internet is too large • Internet is growing • Filtering policy unworkable in practice
  7. 7. Positive and negative characteristics of internet regulation • Censorship affects freedom of speech • Breach of right to freedom of speech • Stopping freedom of speech will affect “pure democracy”
  8. 8. Positive and negative characteristics of internet regulation • Why theorists believe the internet should not be regulated • New communications network • Different from any other network • Too large, global and growing • Restrictive • Role of supervisor to protect children
  9. 9. Positive and negative characteristics of internet regulation • Possible modifications to regulatory framework • Co-regulate • Global regulation
  10. 10. Although Internet content regulation is debated, the government has deemed it necessary. They have studied the Internet and put several regulations in place.
  11. 11. Characteristics of government, state and self regulating regimes • Report on Regulation of Computer Online Services • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Online Services) Bill 1999 • Australian Broadcasting Authority Internet censorship regime • Australian Families Guide to the Internet
  12. 12. Communication Technology and Change Research Project Presentation By Casie Louttit 3025198 3025198 3025198 3025198

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