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The long road to banning 'unsavoury' websites

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March 2009: iiNet announces that it is pulling out of negotiations with the DBCDE to be part of the Internet filter trial. The ISP cites poor communication with the government department and the leaking of the ACMA block list as reasons to withdraw from the scheme. iiNet also claims that the trail is a waste of taxpayers’ money. In light of the pull-out the six ISPs that are involved in the filter trial continue to show support for the scheme, declaring their commitment to the content filter plans.

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