It seems even some technology companies aren't shy about joining criticism of the govermnent's planned Internet filter. Kogan, better known for their range of cheap TVs, has created a satirical video poking fun at the government plan. The video advertises a product called the 'Kogan portector', which Kogan claims will keep Internet users safe by cretaing a physical barrier at the computer. The "portector" is a piece of netting.Kogan has listed the price of the "portector" as $2,999, which it argues will be considerably cheaper per individual user than the eventual cost of the government's planned filter.
The Kogan filter, "made from the highest quality Egyptian thread count", works like a fishing net that can be placed around vulnerable computers and "places of internet".
The video comes just a few days after a speech made during Cyber Safety Week, in which Government Senator Stephen Conroy warned of "spams and scams through the portal", a comment that has been seized upon by critics the propsed filter plan.
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