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HREOC turns its hand to censorship

Commissioner Kathleen McEvoy has declared that the Adelaide Institute should remove offensive material based on racial hatred from its website. (HREOC press release, 10 October 2000)
The full HREOC ruling used to be at http://scaleplus.law.gov.au/html/rdadec/0/2000/0/RD000130.htm. For my position on this, see a 1998 letter from EFA. In addition to the concerns raised there, there are some specific problems with this ruling:

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