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Offsite Article: This SIM Card Forces All of Your Mobile Data Through Tor...


Link Here 26th April 2019
This is about sticking a middle finger up to mobile filtering, mass surveillance.

See article from motherboard.vice.com

 

 

Rated M for moral...

Morality in Media calls for an official censor to produce age ratings for apps


Link Here 31st March 2019

Morality in Media (now calling itself The National Center on Sexual Exploitation), Utah State Senator Todd Weiler, Protect Young Eyes, child advocate Melissa McKay, and other organizations, are calling for an official censor to oversee age ratings for apps. The groups claim that the present system of self rating by developers is often misleading, inconsistent across platforms, and does not appropriately warn parents of the potential dangers found in apps. Dawn Hawkins, Executive Director at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation said:

Parents are empowered with rating information to keep kids out of R-rated films, but when it comes to apps, parents are left in the dark about the kind of content their children are accessing. Apps such as Instagram, Facebook, and GroupMe need to be more transparent with families about the risks associated with their platforms, particularly regarding grooming for child sexual abuse and sex trafficking.

The moralists are calling for the following:

  • The creation of an independent app ratings board. This board would have powers similar to the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB) and MPAA for movies, which use a rating system that is clearly understood, enforced, trustworthy, and exists to protect the innocence of minors.
  • The release of intuitive parental controls on iOS, Android, and Chrome operating systems. These controls should at a minimum include default settings based on a child's age, easy set-up, and one-touch screen time controls (e.g., school and bedtime selective app shut-off).

Supporters believe that if these two steps are done properly, parents would have what they need to make informed decisions about the appropriateness of the digital places where their kids spend time.

 

 

Offsite Article: WeChatChinaCensors...


Link Here 21st February 2019
Australians and Canadians note that their messages using the WeChat app are censored by China

See article from hrw.org

 

 

Offsite Article: Porn apps unbanned...


Link Here 19th February 2019
YouPorn introduces progressive web apps that are mobile websites that work pretty much like native apps

See article from venturebeat.com

 

 

Offsite Article: Core censorship...


Link Here 2nd February 2019
Full story: Internet Censorship in China...All pervading Chinese internet censorship
New Website Exposes How Apple Censors Apps in China

See article from theintercept.com

 

 

Censorship Archive...

The BBFC publishes its quarterly adjudication on complaints about website blocking by mobile ISPs


Link Here 7th January 2019
The BBFC has just published a very short list of adjudications responding to website blocking complaints to mobile ISPs during the last quarter of 2018.

There are several cases where innocuous websites were erroneously blocked by ISPs for no apparent reason whatsoever and a quick check by a staff member would have sorted out without the need to waste the BBFC's time. These sites should get compensation from the for grossly negligent and unfair blocking.

The only adjudication of note was that the general archive website archive.org which of course keeps a snapshot of a wide range of websites including some porn.

The BBFC noted that this was the second time that they have taken a look at the site::

The BBFC provided a further adjudication when we viewed the website on 10 October 2018. As in September 2015, we determined that the site was a digital archive which hosted a range of media including video, books and articles. We found a range of pornography across the archive which featured explicit images of sexual activity, in both animated and non-animated contexts. The site also contained repeated uses of very strong language. Additionally, out of copyright film and video material which the BBFC has passed 18 was also present on the site.

As such, we concluded that we would continue to classify the site 18.

It is interesting to note that the BBFC have never been asked to adjudicate about similarly broad websites where it would be totally untenable to come to the same 18 rated but correct conclusion, eg google.com, youtube.com, twitter.com. They would all have to be 18 rated and it would cause untold trouble for everybody. I wonder who decides 'best not go there'?

 

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