The Australian government is hell-bent on clamping down on internet gambling. In fact it’s hell-bent on clamping down on the internet full-stop. In fact cabinet minister Steven Conroy is so internationally notorious for his love of ISP blacklists he is rumoured to be related to Joseph Goebbels. But now even Conroy and his brown shirts have been thwarted in their quest to come down heavily on sports clubs involved in sponsorship deals with online gambling companies Down Under, after the Federal Police refused to play ball. One can only assume that the piano wire is being prepared for the chief of police. Read more.