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ACMA to use s313 to block illegal offshore gambling sites


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The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has warned it is set to get the nation's ISPs to block offshore gambling sites that are in violation of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001.

"The ability to have ISPs block illegal websites will be a valuable additional weapon in the ACMA's arsenal in the fight against illegal online gambling," ACMA chair Nerida O'Loughlin said.

"If you have funds deposited with an illegal gambling site, you should withdraw those funds now."

ACMA added that offshore gambling sites often do not pay out significant ...


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