Meanwhile, the website of the Federal Government’s censorship body, the Classification Board, was hacked last night and defaced with an anti-censorship screed.
Okay, so I admit I laughed about it for a while, but it’s actually a bit more scary than that, demonstrating just how easy security measures are to circumvent. If the government can’t keep one of their own websites from being defaced like this, what on earth makes them think that they will be able to keep the much debated list secret? Or that proposed internet filter wont be completely circumventable?
EDITED TO ADD:
Just tried navigating to http://www.classification.gov.au/ and got an error screen.Good grief.