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Right-wing Australian politicians accused of visiting 200,000 porn sites

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A pair of right-wing Christian politician in Australia may be innocent of charges of having serious porn addictions, after it was revealed that many of the sites weren't pornographic at all. Fred Nile and Paul McLeay are conservative Democrats in the New South Wales government, but McLeay recently resigned after admitting to gambling and porn predilections, while Nile reportedly visited approximately 200,000 adult-oriented websites.

However, the report may have made a crucial error: 

[F]urther investigation revealed that McLeay — guilt aside — possibly resigned prematurely, while Nile probably was using the Internet for research purposes.

Analysis of the audit left investigators red-faced when it was discovered that mainstream news websites had been classified as "adult" because of advertisements or links to matchmaking and dating sites.  [AOL News]

As AOL News notes, this is all part of the new Prime Minister's plan to control and censor the internet, and to possibly make all sorts of nudity illegal on the web. One free speecher gave the quote of the week at the end of the piece:

"We don't have a constitutional right to free speech in Australia, like the United States."

Poor guy — he thinks we actually have free speech in America.