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No News Tuesday 10th December...

News Monday 9th December...

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Asia Pacific
Breaking Down Porn
New Zealand's film censor has been surveying what is popular on Pornhub


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News of censors, censorship and press freedom from around the world.

News Sunday 8th December...

Poster 1917 2019 Sam Mendes
BBFC Daily
Daily UK Ratings from the BBFC
El Topo, The Painted Bird
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Don't worry about the risk...they're only porn users
Former Australian 'eSafety Commissioner' endangers Australian porn viewers by suggesting to the government that age verification for porn should be biometrics based

News Saturday 7th December...

Poster Mamangam 2019 M Padmakumar
BBFC Daily
Daily UK Ratings from the BBFC
Latest classification decisions

News Friday 6th December...

Poster Blackout 2019 Egor Baranov
BBFC Daily
Daily UK Ratings from the BBFC
Latest classification decisions

News Thursday 5th December...

Poster Black Christmas 2019 Sophia Takal
BBFC Daily
Daily UK Ratings from the BBFC
Latest classification decisions

News Thursday 5th December...

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UK News
You can't say that
Researchers at King’s College London ave published research confirming that free speech has been lost at British Universities

News Wednesday 4th December...

Poster Dolittle 2020 Stephen Gaghan
MPAA Weekly
Weekly US Ratings from the MPAA
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Poster Diqiu Zuihou De Yewan 2018 Gan Bi
BBFC Daily
Daily UK Ratings from the BBFC
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life, Up in Smoke
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West Europe
Cross border issues
Netflix is reusing its age ratings, produced using a scheme agreed with the BBFC, in Ireland

News Tuesday 3rd December...

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East Europe
Updated: Pre-installed government apps
Russia's lawmakers dream up the next chapter of nastiness for internet users

News Tuesday 3rd December...

dangers to humanity
Asia Pacific
China is a little way ahead of Britain
It now a requirement to provide a face scan when buying a new sim
tattoo exhibit
Asia Pacific
Scarred for life
Malaysian tourist minister rails at tattoo exhibition worrying abut the effects on visitors

News Monday 2nd December...

South Asia
Where there's a will, there's a way
Indians take to VPNs to evade their government's internet porn blocking

News Sunday 1st December...

batman the future is young
Asia Pacific
Inflammatory images
DC Comics gets in trouble for a Batman image claimed to reference Hong Kong troubles, and again for removing it
facebook singapore censorship
Asia Pacific
Singapore orders Facebook to mark Australian post as 'fake news'
All politicians lie, governments are made up of politicians, why would anyone believe their claims about what is, and what isn't, fake news anyway?






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 Australia   Film Classification Board
 China   State Administration 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   Eiga Rinri Iinkai Film Classification & Rating Committee
 Malta   Board of Film and Stage Classification
 NewZealand   OFLC Office of Film & Literature Classification
 Pakistan   CBFC Central Board of Film Certification
 Singapore   MDA Media Development Authority
 SouthAfrica   FPB Film and Publications Board
 Thailand   Ministry of Culture
 UAE   NMC National Media Council
 USA   ESRB Entertainment Software Ratings Board
 USA   MPAA  Motion Picture Association of America

 World Press Censorship   2014 Discontinued
 World Film Censorship   2008 Discontinued
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