Issue No 7: 22 March 2016
Submission Regarding Childhood Access To Online Pornography
Communications Alliance has provided a submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications inquiry into Harm being done to Australian children through the access of pornography on the Internet.
In its submission, Communications Alliance highlights a number of issues for consideration by the inquiry. Areas of focus include:
The submission concludes that a wider, harmonised educational framework (as part of a structured overarching approach to cyber security and online safety) ought to be at the centre of the debate on how to address issues surrounding the potential harm to children through online pornography as well as many other potentially harmful types of content that are legally available on the internet.
Communications Alliance Welcomes Inbound Number Portability Code
Communications Alliance welcomes today’s registration of the newly developed Inbound Number Portability Code (C657), by the Australian Communications and Media Authority.
The portability of Freephone (18/1800) and Local Rate Numbers (13/1345/1300) is referred to as Inbound Number Portability (INP).The code is designed to describe the minimum operational procedures between Carriers/Carriage Service Providers (jointly CSPs) and other industry participants for the implementation of Inbound Number Portability.
Communications Alliance thanks the working committee for its efforts in developing the code and the ACMA staff and Authority for their assistance with the registration of the code.
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