# censorship - Today’s News
Don’t sweat the small stuff.
# censorship - Wednesday 6 August, 2014
A censorship order sought and secured by the Australian government sets a precedent for all common law countries – including Ireland.
# censorship - Wednesday 30 July, 2014
The orgnaisation promised a big announcement last night. Here’s what it’s about.
# censorship - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
This is a thing that is happening.
The ECJ ruling is a godsend for criminals who want to scrub their record clean – and sets a worrying precedent for empowering governments to act beyond their borders.
# censorship - Friday 18 July, 2014
A penguin with two dads, children adopted from China, and an American favourite.
# censorship - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
# censorship - Friday 21 March, 2014
The social network was highlighting corruption allegations against the Prime Minister’s inner circle.
# censorship - Tuesday 18 March, 2014
The board have not met since June 2008 and its future is being considered by the Government.
# censorship - Tuesday 11 March, 2014
# censorship - Thursday 6 February, 2014
The new law will allow the Turkish government to block access to websites and request users’ communications and traffic information from providers without a court order.
# censorship - Wednesday 29 January, 2014
The term ‘homophobia’ refers to an irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against gay people… So why it is not permissible to state that a group that actively campaigns against same-sex marriage is homophobic?
# censorship - Friday 24 January, 2014
And everyone struggled to keep a straight face in the Dáil this morning…
# censorship - Tuesday 21 January, 2014
Rights groups have criticised the move saying it allows the Chinese government to further control freedom of expression.
# censorship - Wednesday 8 January, 2014
It is not clear why the move was taken as there has been little written about the country in recent days.
# censorship - Friday 22 November, 2013
Eric Schmidt believes that better encryption methods will help prevent governments from restricting freedom of expression.
# censorship - Friday 6 September, 2013
We’re scarlet, SCARLET.
# censorship - Saturday 6 July, 2013
Ireland has bent over backwards to accommodate the wishes of copyright holders by blocking file-sharing websites – but there isn’t as much effort put into the voluntary blocking of child porn, such as exists in the UK or Norway, writes Aaron McKenna.
# censorship - Thursday 20 June, 2013
Due to public demand, the Justice Minister’s novel about a politician’s affair with his secretary is being reprinted by Poolbeg.
It comes with the tag line: “A novel you will never forget.”
# censorship - Sunday 31 March, 2013
Burmese law will change from tomorrow – ending a regime where only state-run papers were allowed to issue daily editions.
# censorship - Monday 18 March, 2013
David Guttenfelder, Associated Press’s chief photographer in Asia, is posting from inside Pyongyang. Fascinating.
# censorship - Thursday 31 January, 2013
Judge James Pohl says the government cannot remotely censor pre-trial hearings for the suspects of the 9/11 attacks.
# censorship - Tuesday 8 January, 2013
A dispute over censorship at a newspaper has led to authorities shutting down microblog accounts.
# censorship - Saturday 29 December, 2012
The government is reportedly looking at mandatory software to block swear words, purportedly to stop cyberbullying.
# censorship - Friday 7 December, 2012
This could be the first suit using the country’s controversial ‘Irish SOPA’ legislation.
# censorship - Wednesday 21 November, 2012
YouTube briefly appeared on the list of banned addresses today – but officials in Russia blamed a technical error.
# censorship - Monday 20 August, 2012
Under the new rules, journalists will no longer have to submit their work to state censors before publication.
# censorship - Sunday 12 August, 2012
The paper has been fiercely critical of Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood.
# censorship - Tuesday 31 July, 2012
Blogger Michael Anti explains how the social media space works in a country where site like Twitter and Facebook are blocked.
# censorship - Saturday 28 July, 2012
The death toll of Beijing’s flash floods has been raised after public questioning of the tally.
# censorship - Tuesday 24 July, 2012
There has been fierce criticism of the government which has been accused of not doing enough to prevent the deaths of at least 37 people.
# censorship - Friday 13 July, 2012
A microblogging account belonging to the US consulate has disappeared overnight.
# censorship - Monday 18 June, 2012
The company’s latest Transparency Report reveals requests from authorities in France, Germany the UK and US – but none in Ireland.
# censorship - Thursday 7 June, 2012
China’s government plans to extend nationwide a requirement for microblog users to register with their real names as part of a sweeping update of rules governing the Internet.
# censorship - Monday 21 May, 2012
How To Drive Your Man Wild in Bed is still banned in Ireland. Here’s why.
# censorship - Sunday 20 May, 2012
Officials say Twitter refused to remove material considered offensive to Islam,
# censorship - Wednesday 25 April, 2012
International concerns about what children read are now troubling Irish parents.
# censorship - Sunday 8 April, 2012
Documentary film See You at the Pictures! looks at the history of movie-going in Ireland from the censorship of Casablanca to the tales of first love.
# censorship - Monday 13 February, 2012
TDs have dismissed newspaper suggestions that they are looking at ways of blocking some emails from the public.
# censorship - Friday 27 January, 2012
Twitter said that it would now be able to restrict tweets from being read in certain countries where laws may be different while still allowing them to be seen elsewhere.