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About fucking time!
Virginia lawmaker proposes an end to the state's disgraceful criminalisation of swearing in public

World Censorship

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US NewsUS News

15th Dec
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Net neutrality becomes net corporate control
US FCC cedes internet censorship, access and pricing to large corporations
US NewsUS News

14th Dec
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Internet censorship bill being trafficked through Congress
US Bill to force internet companies to ban adverts for sex workers in the name of preventing trafficking advances
World NewsMiddle East

13th Dec
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Updated: Intolerant ethics
Egyptian authorities get nasty over a sexy pop video
World NewsMiddle East

12th Dec
Film censors required, must be good with scissors
Cinemas to return to Saudi Arabia
World NewsEast Europe

11th Dec
Tip toeing around homophobia
Russian ballet Nureyev premieres at the Bolshoi but only after cuts and a director on house arrest
World NewsAsia Pacific

10th Dec
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The Sunflower Award
Katy Perry has been honoured by being banned from performing in China again
US NewsUS News ajit pai
Offiste Article: Having a laugh
The disgraceful US internet censors of the FCC seem intent on handing over control of people's internet access to big business. And FCC boss Ajit Pai has been caught joking about it

Previous World

EU NewsWest Europe

8th Dec
Threatening legislation
European Commission weighs in with threats of legislation to force social media companies to censor jihadist content
EU NewsWest Europe
Offsite Article: FSK film censors
An overview of film censorship in Germany
World NewsMiddle East

7th Dec
Updated: Injustice in Lebanon and Palestine
Justice League has been banned by Lebanon as Wonder Woman is unwelcome in the country
World NewsMiddle East
Sh! Don't tell the Tories, they'd use it as another weapon to bash the unemployed
Iranian government dreams up an internet censorship scheme with personalised website blocking according to age and occupation
US NewsUS News

1st Dec
Game makers to self regulate BUT will be effectively banned if they don't do what he says
US state lawmaker calls for games with loot boxes to be given a 21+ age rating
Australia NewsAussie News
Lamb's off
Australia's advert censor decides to ban amusing religious dinner party advert at the second attempt
World NewsWorld News
Russia plans to build its own DNS system to enable more censorship control of a local internet

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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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