# censorship - Today’s News
Tis the season…
# censorship - Sunday 20 December, 2015
Step away from the manger.
# censorship - Friday 7 August, 2015
Waterford Whispers yesterday removed an article after receiving a letter from O’Brien’s legal team.
# censorship - Wednesday 5 August, 2015
“There’s no thinking behind the decision,” said one expert.
# censorship - Friday 12 June, 2015
The student says he felt pressured into making the decision.
# censorship - Thursday 21 May, 2015
“My rights have been trampled upon, my freedom of expression has been trampled upon.”
# censorship - Wednesday 25 March, 2015
“This is not just a political issue, it’s my life.”
# censorship - Wednesday 15 October, 2014
The BBC is complaining to Chinese authorities about the blocking.
# 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.