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Submission + - Tasmanian Cops Decline To 'Censor Internet' (

aesoteric writes: Tasmania's police force has taken the unusual step of asking the public to stop alerting it to every "abusive or harassing" comment posted to Facebook or other social media sites. The force said it was "increasingly receiving complaints" about material posted to the sites, but sought to clarify that "the use of technology to undertake some conduct does not in itself create an offence".
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Tasmanian Cops Decline To 'Censor Internet'

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