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A forgotten childhood
Government to incorporate upcoming EU privacy protection directive into UK law
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Update: No refuge from censorship
Malaysian film censors target films at refugee festival
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Update: Misleading intentions
Vietnam's government announces an internet censorship systems to identify and block news that it does not like

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US NewsUS News

16th Aug
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Dreaming of a right to protest in the USA
US government is bullying an internet company to obtain personal details of those involved in a protest against Donald Trump.
US NewsUS News

15th Aug
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Site Supremecy
GoDaddy and Google are within their rights to deny website hosting to the Daily Stormer
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But it's not only the right that is out of favour with the internet gatekeepers
The World Socialist Web Site claims that Google has been pushing sites like itself out of search results presumably so that we are all nudged into reading mainstream media sites instead
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But its not only the left and right that is out of favour with the internet gatekeepers
LGBTQ folk are being censored by Facebook's poor quality keyword algorithms that are designed to protect them
World NewsAsia Pacific

12th Aug
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Update: Political sensitivities
Thai court confirms the ban on the film Shakespeare Must Die
South AsiaSouth Asia pahlaj-nihalani
Update: An end to the stand against vulgarity and pseudo-liberalism
India sacks its crazed chief censor
South AsiaSouth Asia

11th Aug
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... Oustanding nipples at the CBFC
Indian film censors make significant cuts to Atomic Blonde
World NewsWorld News

6th Aug
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Offsite Article
Offsite Article: Policing the internet
In the wake of the latest destabilizing cyber attacks, some Western leaders like Theresa May are joining Russia and China to urge state policing of the internet. This is not wise. By Alexander Klimburg
World NewsAsia Pacific

5th Aug
Offsite Article
Offsite Article: Voices of Moderation banned
Malaysian book censors ban 8 books since March

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World Censors Index Australia:  Film Classification Board
China:  SARFT State Adminstration of Radio, Film and Television
Germany:  Video & Game Censorship
Hong Kong:  Home of Category III
India:  CBFC Central Board of Film Certification
Ireland:  IFCO Irish Film Classification Office
Italy:  Film Censorship Committee
Japan:  Eirin Eiga Rinri Iinkai (Film Classification and Rating Committee)
Malta:  Board of Film and Stage Classification
New Zealand:  OFLC Office of Film and Literature Classification
Pakistan:  CBFC Central Board of Film Certification
Singapore:  MDA Media Development Authority
South Africa:  FPB Film and Publications Board
Thailand:  Ministry of Censorial Culture
UAE:  NMC National Media Council
USA:  ESRB Entertainment Software Ratings Board
USA:  MPAA The Motion Picture Association of America


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