Updated on July 8th, 2013
You’ll never silence the voice of the voiceless.
“Voice of the Voiceless” – Rage Against The Machine – Battle of Los Angeles, Oct 1999
When I was asked to give a presentation entitled “You’ll never silence the blog – the impact of media regulations on blogging sites” (slides) at the Inaugural Media Regulations Forum in Sydney, I immediately thought of the Rage Against The Machine lyrics.
The agenda was put together on the back of the proposed media regulation changes detailed in the Finkelstein Report [PDF] which meant that blogs would fall under the jurisdiction of a government oversight body if they exceeded 15,000 “hits” per year.…Continue Reading