White Hat Hacker Tears Apart Flaws In Aussie Net Filtering Scheme

A detailed interview with a professional computer security expert exposes the many, many problems in web censorship, which look like theyll slow the internet to a crawl (so that's even worse ping times for Australian gamers) and do nothing to solve the problem of child pornography.

The hacker has had some of the filters that are going to be used in the upcoming Australian censorship trials (and in other censorship and filtering schemes around the world) in his lab, and after cracking them could read everything that was sent through them and could turn them off.

This means that a hacker could pull the plug on Australia's internet connection or spy on anyone using the internet in Australia.

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