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The right to be partially forgotten...European Court of Justice moves towards limiting censorship via the 'right to be forgotten' to the EU

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The French Internet censor CNIL some time ago insisted that censorship required under the ‘right to be forgotten’ should be applied worldwide rather than limited to the EU.

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The dangers lurking behind age verification schemes...UK internet porn censorship marches on with the publication of a new law supporting age verification

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See Online Pornography (Commercial Basis) Regulations 2019 from legislation.gov.uk

The government has published Online Pornography (Commercial Basis) Regulations 2019 which defines which websites get caught up in upcoming internet porn censorship requirements and how social media websites are excused from the censorship.These new laws will come into force on the day that subsection (1) of section 14 of the Digital Economy Act 2017 comes fully into force.

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Covert British Military-Smear Machine Moving Into US

After mobilizing a disinformation campaign across Europe, documents show that the Integrity Initiative is now infiltrating the US.

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Facebook violated tough new cybersecurity law, says Vietnam

Back in June, when Vietnam passed a new cybersecurity law giving its government sweeping powers to monitor online activity, Amnesty International called it a “devastating blow for freedom of expression,” leaving “no safe place for people to speak freely” in Vietnam: 443 more words

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In a week when the GDPR didn't do anything to stop German politicians' private data being published...A parliamentary committee suggests that perhaps the government ought to monitor how age verification requirements endanger porn viewers

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See Regulatory Policy Committee report from assets.publishing.service.gov.uk

Parliament’s Regulatory Policy Committee (RPC) has reported that the government’s approach to internet porn censorship and age verification is fit for purpose, but asks a few important questions about how safe it is for porn viewers.The RPC was originally set up a decade ago to help cut red tape by independently checking government estimates of how much complying with new laws and regulations would cost the private sector.

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Giuliani Says Assange Should Not Be Prosecuted

Donald Trump’s lawyer said on Monday that WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange should not be prosecuted and he compared WikiLeaks publications to the Pentagon Papers.

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A censorship agenda...MPs nod through the BBFC internet porn censorship guidelines

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The House of Commons approved the upcoming internet porn censorship scheme to be implemented by the BBFC from about Easter 2019.The debate was set for 3 sections to approve each of the 3 documents defining the BBFC censorship guidelines.

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