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News Tuesday 19th September...

InternetInternet News aljazeera on snapchat
Silencing Middle Eastern news
Saudi bans Al Jazzera from appearing on Snapchat app

News Sunday 17th September...

InternetInternet News Google logo
Offsite Article
Offsite Article: Searching for our true selves
A study of Google searches suggests that we are not quite so politically correct on Google as we are in more public spaces
Games NewsGames News david shanks oflc
Offsite Article
Offsite Article: Ministering social development
Interview with a new chief censor: how to ban a video game in New Zealand

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Recent Media

moviesMovie News

16th Sep
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Obituary Harry Dean Stanton
Cult character actor and honorary melon farmer dies aged 91
InternetInternet News european commission logo
Update: Upload blocking
EU set to release censorship demands for internet companies to proactively block uploads of copyrighted material
TV CensorshipStage News andrew doyle
Offsite Article
Offsite Article: Easily offended hecklers are ruining comedy
Even comedians are now being shouted at for being offensive. By Andrew Doyle
moviesMovie News

15th Sep
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More IT
Film makers announcer that there will be a Director's Cut of IT to be released on home video
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Updated: Lamb of gods
Australian lamb marketing advert offends the easily offended
InternetInternet News Electronic Frontier Foundation
Another US Congress attempt to censor the internet in the name of restricting sex trafficking
moviesMovie News

14th Sep
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Update: Culture of religious violence
Russian minister steps in to try and deter christians from threatening violence against cinemas showing the movie Matilda
moviesMovie News

13th Sep
Sydney Film Festival recommends
Playground, depicting a murder along the lines of James Bulger, and Kuso, with something to offend everyone
Games NewsGames News Destiny 2 - PlayStation 4 Standard Edition
Flagged up
Video game Destiny 2 to delete pattern resembling a far right flag
moviesMovie News david shanks oflc
Offsite Article
Offsite Article: But not quite sure if anyone is listening
After 90 days in the role of Chief Censor, I have been pausing for a moment to reflect on what the role means, and where it might be headed. By David Shanks, chief censor at New Zealand's OFLC
InternetInternet News

12th Sep
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Update: At a time when political correctness overrides truth
Is it surprising that Facebook 'fact checking' doesn't seem to convince people much as to what is fake news?
InternetInternet News yutube limited
Update: Censor first, ask questions later... much later when it is all to late
YouTube censorship by demonetisation proves punishing to those unfairly censored, especially to small players
moviesMovie News Poster American Assassin 2017 Michael Cuesta
Update: CBFC assassins
Another Hollywood film suffers cuts at the hands of the new film censor
Games NewsGames News fight of gods
Updated: Holy ass kicking
Malaysian censors get offended by video game featuring fighting religious deities
TV CensorshipTV News

11th Sep
Offsite Article
Offsite Article: TV censorship alive and kicking in Hong Kong
Now TV and Star World on censorship overdrive as, in one case, the word orgasm is given the silent treatment while in another a modest cleavage gets pixelated

Previous Media

moviesMovie News

10th Sep
Updated: BUT...the idea proved a bit too much for Indians to bear
India's new film censor had hoped to pass IT uncut with the word 'motherfucker' being allowed for the first time
moviesMovie News
Update: Welcome to the X Zone
India's film censors still quick to ban films, dashing recent hopes of the new film censor bringing with him a more grownup approach
moviesMovie News

8th Sep
Updated: A bloody battle with the MPAA
Blood Feast remake gets an MPAA R rating on the 4th attempt
moviesMovie News
Update: Lipstick Under my Burkha
Indian film ban helps make a film a 'super hit' in India and then helps get a theatrical release in the US
InternetInternet News
Update: Perhaps Netflix and Amazon will have to age verify viewers of 18 rated films
Parliamentary group considers widening the UK's internet porn censorship to other age restricted products sold on the internet
InternetInternet News

7th Sep
Offsite Article: Censorship is good for us
Somehow the Russian government has persuaded many of its citizens to avoid websites and social media platforms that are critical of the government, a new study has found.
moviesMovie News
Offsite Article: Sony puts an end to its 'clean version' initiative for home video
Yippee-ki-yay, Mr. Falcon! The down and dirty history of clean movies. By Alissa Wilkinson
moviesMovie News

6th Sep
I'd like to complain about the lack of complaints
A minimalist Annual Report from Ireland's film censorship office revealed that it received just 14 complaints about classifications
TV CensorshipTV News
Cleansed words
BBC pulls out of Burmese TV as it is banned from using the word 'Rohingya'
booksBook News
Transcending rage
Australian mums 'outraged' by trans children's book being sold in Australian Aldi
InternetInternet News

5th Sep
Update: Virtually banned
China jails seller of VPNs

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