Migration: Australia off the list

It’s no secret that Mel and I are considering fleeing the US before this place descends into total chaos. (Chaos storm on January 4th, if McSame wins.) Looks like we have to take Australia off our list now. No worries, we were leaning towards New Zealand anyways.

‘Net filters “required” for all Australians, no opt-out
By Jacqui Cheng | Published: October 16, 2008 – 11:14AM CT

Australians may not be able to opt out of the government's Internet filtering initiative like they were originally led to believe. Details have begun to come out about Australia's Cyber-Safety Plan, which aims to block "illegal" content from being accessed within the country, as well as pornographic material inappropriate for children. Right now, the system is in the testing stages, but network engineers are now saying that there's no way to opt out entirely from content filtering.