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Hard Leftists Are as Guilty of Censorship as North Korea's Dictator
Society & Culture  (tags: censorship, freedom of speech, freedom of expression )

David
- 708 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
Censorship - They are trying to achieve the "right" to be free from being offended in direct conflict with the most basic of rights in any democracy: the right to express views deemed offensive by some, and the corollary right to hear or see such views.
THE AUDIENCE IS NOT STUPID: THE BACKWARD LOGIC OF CHINA'S TV CENSORS
Society & Culture  (tags: censorship, China, world, rights, news, politics, ethics, culture, society, law, government, freedoms, abuse, media, tv )

Cal
- 1750 days ago - worldcrunch.com
After a series of bans on game shows and dance contests, Chinese television now faces new restrictions on foreign programming. But even beyond its wariness of the outside world, Beijing doesn't understand that stifling popular culture can eventually kill
Vote for the Net ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: censorship, internet, freedoms, SOPA, PROTECT IP, voters, candidates )

Nancy
- 1765 days ago - voteforthenet.com
"In 2012, I will only support candidates who stand for Internet freedom and who oppose the PROTECT IP Act and SOPA. I will work against any candidate, of any party, who votes to censor and stifle the Internet."
Stop the Censorship of Huck Finn ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, freedoms, rights, books, censorship, protection )

CherAWAY
- 2156 days ago - change.org
Let's tell NewSouth Books that students deserve better than a censored version of our nation's racial past, and that they should cancel the release of the censored Huck Finn.
Pakistan Blocks Facebook For 'Draw Muhammad Day'
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, religion, media, Facebook, censorship, society, freedoms, world, internet, news, politics, rights )

Cal
- 2394 days ago - npr.org
Pakistan's government ordered Internet service providers to block Facebook on Wednesday amid anger over a page that encourages users to post images of Islam's Prophet Muhammad.
Propaganda and the Burmese Media
Society & Culture  (tags: Burma, Censorship, Propaganda )

Ben
- 2646 days ago - irrawaddy.org
Burma's notorious censorship board, called the Press Scrutiny and Registration Division, has allowed a private Rangoon journal to publish translated versions of articles that have appeared in the international media. An unusual event in Burma...
Freedom of Expression
Society & Culture  (tags: Free Speech, Human Rights, Censorship )

Ben
- 2815 days ago - hrea.org
Freedom of Expression; If You have it - don't take it for granted!
First It Was Censored, Now It's Not
Society & Culture  (tags: censorship, Verizon, NARAL, text messages )

RC
- 3359 days ago - nytimes.com
Verizon had initially decided to disallow request from Naral Pro-Choice America, the abortion rights group, to make Verizon's mobile network available for a text-message program. They've reversed that decision.
Another Censor at the Emmy Awards!! This Time, Kathy Griffin!
Society & Culture  (tags: censorship, FOX network, freedom of speech, Kathy Griffin, Sally Field, Sat.-9/15/07, comedian, Emmy winner )

Kat
- 3369 days ago - realityblurred.com
Upon winning this past Saturday, Kathy said, "Can you believe this shit? I guess hell froze over. lots of people come up here and thank Jesus for this award. I want you to know that no one had less to do with this award than Jesus. So, all I can is......
Censorship 'Changes Face of Net'
Society & Culture  (tags: Censorship, media, internet, freedoms )

Kemsa
- 3469 days ago - blacklistednews.com
Amnesty International has warned that the internet "could change beyond all recognition" unless action is taken against the erosion of online freedoms. The warning comes ahead of a conference organised by Amnesty, where victims of repression...........
Poland to Ban Schools From Discussing Homosexuality
Society & Culture  (tags: censorship, europe, HumanRights, education, freedoms, gayrights )


- 3546 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The Polish government is to ban discussions on homosexuality in schools and educational institutions across the country, with teachers facing the sack, fines or imprisonment.
MySpace Restricting Users Content
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, culture, freedoms, internet, law, media, censorship )

Emily
- 3549 days ago - nytimes.com
MySpace, the Web's largest social network, has gradually been imposing limits on the software tools that users can embed in their pages, like music and video players that also deliver advertising or enable transactions...
   

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