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Student concern over proposed ‘internet censorship’ bill

CityVarsity students concerned that proposed Films and Publications Amendment Bill could limit creativity.

Parliament’s National Assembly recently voted in favour of the Films and Publications Amendment Bill, which has caused concern among students at CityVarsity’s Cape Town Campus that the Bill would limit their creativity and would eventually lead to censorship. 14 more words

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The West Is Failing Julian Assange

While the media focused on Julian Assange’s cat rather than his continuing arbitrary detention, evidence shows that Britain worked hard to force his extradition to Sweden where Assange feared he could then be turned over to the U.S. 477 more words

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A Heretic’s Guide to Deplatforming

“Update: Ironically, after ascending rapidly and fostering vigorous commentary over on Hackernews, this article has been “flagged” there.”

A technologist’s take on internet censorship and the resulting commentary on a high profile technology site, Hacker News, based in Silicon Valley. 505 more words

UK Council for Internet Censorship...Government announces a new UK Council for Internet 'Safety'

Read more uk_internet_censors.htm at MelonFarmers.co.uk

See press release from gov.uk

The Government has announced the organisations that will sit on the Executive Board of a new national body to tackle online harms in the UK.

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