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News Tuesday 24th March...

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Unpublished censorship rules
Ofcom censures Channel 5 for broadcasting The Sex Business before the 11 O'clock watershed

News Saturday 14th March...

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UK Internet
Worthy but blinkered
Independent report on child abuse material recommends strict age/identity verification for social media
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Adult Material
Channel 4 trails its new drama set in the world of porn production


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UK Censorship

Groucho Marx got it right when playing dictator Rufus T Firefly in Duck Soup. He clearly had Britain in mind

If any form of pleasure is exhibited,
Report to me and it will be prohibited.
I'll put my foot down. So shall it be!
This is the land of the free!

Freedoms are eroding rapidly in the UK. This section covers UK censorship news, particularly  where it is attributed to UK government, censors and politicians.

News Wednesday 11th March...

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Offensive to viruses
Advert censor bans bed advert referring to flu bugs as nasty imports

News Tuesday 10th March...

Doctor Who - The Talons Of Weng Chiang DVD
UK News
The outrage mob rants about dated Doctor Who episodes on BritBox
But are we so sure we're on the moral high ground? The 1970's didn't have an unfair pecking order defining which identitarian groups are allowed and encouraged to attack and bully other groups, resulting in widespread societal aggrievement

News Sunday 8th March...

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UK News
UK and US play silly games with backdoors for encrypted messaging
The Chinese will be probing your backdoors as soon as they are introduced

News Saturday 7th March...

The Pussycat Dolls - Live From London DVD
Dolled Up
The BBC responds to whinges about a Pussycats Dolls dace routine on The One Show

News Friday 6th March...

Virgin Media
UK Internet
Yet another example demonstrating the dangers identifying yourself as a porn user
Virgin Media details customer porn access data that it irresponsibly made openly available on the internet

News Wednesday 4th March...

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Misguided Censorship
ASA bans sexy fashion poster from Misguided

News Friday 28th February...

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Presumably wary of the possibility of bad press about internet censorship
Ofcom director claims that Ofcom aren't out to censor the press

News Thursday 27th February...

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You can't say that!
The BBC defends airing widely held, but unallowed, views on immigration during Question Time debate

News Tuesday 25th February...

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Too sexy by day and too sexy by night
TV censor Ofcom gets arsey with the babe channel Studio 66

News Monday 24th February...

Dance of the Seven Veils
Banned Ken Russell TV film to be screened on 29th February 2020 at the Keswick FIlm Festival

News Monday 24th February...

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Offsite Article: And the first lesbian kiss on UK TV was
From rumours about the sexuality of the BBC's first Director General, to the first same sex Strictly competitors, our timeline explores LGBTQ+ life at the BBC from the 1920s to the present day.

News Sunday 23rd February...

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UK Internet
Extract: Online harms harms trade negotiations
Eye watering fines or jailing directors for not protecting kids from perceived online social media harms isn't sitting comfortably with negotiating a free trade deal with the US


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  U K Censorship History Pre Melon Farmers 
  D-Notices UK MoD press censorship
  Government vs satellite sex to 2001
  Law, Obscenity & Censorship  Williams Report
  Broadcasting Standards Commission
  The Repeal of UK's Blasphemy Laws
  Public consultation & legislation Extreme Porn
 Anime Porn :   2012 Now UK Internet
 ATVOD :   2015 Now Ofcom News
 Bollox Britain   2019 Now UK News
 Extreme Porn   2017 Now UK Internet
 IWF   2018 Now UK Internet
 Ofcom Internet
  2012 Now Ofcom News

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