Internet Australia today described the Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications report into the use of Subsection 313(3) of the Telecommunications Act 1997 as a ”step in the right direction”.

CEO Laurie Patton commented that “while the report doesn’t recommend all that we proposed the recommendations made would, if effectively implemented, reduce many of the current problems associated with Section 313”.

"The committee has clearly listened to organisations like Internet Australia and drawn on their expertise to deliver a report that recognises the serious flaws in the current legislation", Mr Patton added.

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