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Updated: CBFC bollox unveiled
Indian film censor's ban on a woman oriented film overturned by appeals tribunal

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23rd Apr
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Update: An unwanted censor speaks about suicide and internet TV
Outgoing New Zealand censor whinges at the government for slow progress in granting censorship powers over Netflix
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Offsite Article
Offsite Article: A dangerous tweet
Jail for a joke: student's case puts free speech under spotlight in Spain
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21st Apr
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Update: Blocking unblocking
Russian government gets nasty with internet censorship circumvention services
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18th Apr
Great Firewall of China
Offsite Article
Offsite Article: The key to censorship
China's precision censorship machine allows some controversial keywords, but blocks combinations of them
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14th Apr
oflc sexual violence
Targeted 'research'
New Zealand film censor surveys feminists, anti-sex work campaigners, police and academics to find that child protection issues re sexual violence in the media can be mitigated by extending film censorship to the internet
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Running scared of popular opinion
Germany demands that people running small streaming channels on the likes of YouTube obtain broadcasting licences and submit to the associated state censorship
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Update: State ransomware
The EFF comments on Dubious Anti-Pornography Legislation to Ransom the Internet being introduced by several US states
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Update: Contactless critics
Amnesty International slams Thailand for reaching new lows in restricting people's freedom

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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