CNET UK Podcast 194: Does censoring the Internet ever work?
We talk about Australian Net censorship, a Facebook like button for your real life and we give another Woot of the Week
Firstly, please accept our sincere apologies for breaking the podcast. It was a mixture of a minor technical glitch and a few too many glasses of lunchtime Sancerre at the end of a long week.
On this week's show, we discuss Australia's plans to censor the Internet, and ask if they could ever work. We also run through the week's biggest news stories, review a product using a single word and hand out another Woot of the Week.
Feature: Does censoring the Internet ever work?
China is famous for it, and now it looks like Australia is trying to get in on the act of Web censorship. But what's the point? And does it work? Can you effectively censor the Internet, and even if you do, does it ever have the desired effect?
Woot of the Week
In a new feature, each week, we give a shout-out to a company, product or person who's achieved something amazing. This week, our Woot of the Week goes to the Dancing Chicken Man.
Single syllable review
This week, Ian reviews the AV receiver using a single sound or word. The full review, as always, is readable in our reviews channel.