Rudd/Gillard: Digital Economy

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Stephen Conroy was appointed minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy by Kevin Rudd and has since held the position[ citation needed ]. Most public interest in the policy area has been in the national broadband network, the ISP level internet filter, and the GST on consumer items.

Government Policy[edit]

National Broadband Network[edit]

Internet Filter[edit]

Party Criticism[edit]

Liberal[edit]

National Broadband Network[edit]

Internet Filter[edit]

Greens[edit]

National Broadband Network[edit]

Internet Filter[edit]

Broader Criticism[edit]

Libertarian[edit]

The issue of internet filtering attracted a broader criticism from the online libertarian community. This wish to enjoy unfettered access to any kind of published material they chose.

Corporate[edit]