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Portman Group Prohibitionists

Newport brewery Tiny Rebel must change beer can design

Disclaimer: I have no affiliation with Tiny Rebel brewery at all, in fact apart from the brewery the only other thing that previously made me aware of Newport, Wales with the TV show  209 more words

Censorship

The Continuing Curious Case of Wilfrid Laurier University and Lindsay Shepherd

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a piece of the rather heinous treatment of a student teacher by a Canadian University for daring to have an open discussion about gender pro-nouns, worst of all playing a video by academic Jordan Peterson. 217 more words

Censorship & Free Speech

Jailed for a Text: China’s Censors Are Spying on Mobile Chat Groups

Authorities scour private chats on messaging apps for blacklisted words, sensitive images.

PUYANG, China—Eva Dou reports: One night this September, construction supervisor Chen Shouli fired off a joke in a chat group. 341 more words

China

GLOBAL PANIC: Like Y2K, the Net Neutrality Crisis is Way Overhyped

As the Federal Communications Commission nears a fateful decision on network neutrality, it’s beginning to feel a lot like Y2K all over again.

You may remember Dec. 535 more words

Mediasphere

Is Facebook Dividing Us Apart?

We all tend to think of social media networks as a means of communicating and connecting with others but is this always done in a positive manner?   463 more words

Social Media

Repression in China Worsening Under Xi

BEIJING (AP) — After five years of prison and three more confined by guards at home, Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng could take no more. 502 more words

Media