Australia Discussing Bad Internet Legislation
from the more-of-the-same dept
The latest in DMCA-like legislation in other countries is a proposal in Australia to make ISPs more responsible for content hosted on their servers. If the ISP is alerted to "menacing, harassing or offensive" information they host, they are required to take it down. Of course, there's no due process involved, so anyone could accuse anyone have posting "menacing, harassing or offensive" language on their website and get it taken down without question.