User: fredericknoronha Topic: censorship
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National Press Day in Sikkim, Nagaland 17.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
National Press Day in Sikkim, Nagaland
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A New Browser Gives Legal Access To Facebook, YouTube, Twitter In China 16.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Many international social media websites are banned in China, and using special software called a virtual private network (VPN) to access them can sometimes lead to jail time.
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Vietnam jails music teacher for 11 years over 'anti-state' Facebook posts 15.11.2019 Reuters: World News
A court in Vietnam jailed a music teacher for 11 years on Friday for a series of posts on Facebook that the government said were "anti-state".
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Whodunnit? US Library Baffled By Mystery Of Vanishing 'Liberal' Books 14.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
For more than a year, books critiquing Donald Trump, advocating gun control or supporting gay rights have been vanishing from a US library -- only to be found later, mysteriously hidden in dark...
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Toots not tweets: India’s Twitter users are angry – and this chart from Mastadon shows it 13.11.2019 Scroll.in
The open-source social media platform does not track user information and takes reports of abusive content seriously – serious advantages over Twitter.
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How techno music reunited Germany after the fall of the Berlin Wall 9.11.2019 Scroll.in
After years of censorship, young people from both sides needed a new kind of nonconformist music. Techno rave parties filled that silence.
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Domestic online interference mars global elections - report 5.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Domestic governments and local actors engaged in online interference in efforts to influence 26 of 30 national elections studied by a democracy watchdog over the past year, according to a report released on Monday.
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Russia enacts 'sovereign internet' law, free speech activists cry foul 1.11.2019 Reuters: World News
A law known as the "sovereign internet" bill came into force on Friday in Russia, tightening state control over the global network, which free speech activists say will strengthen government oversight of the country's cyberspace.
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Hong Kong bars activist Joshua Wong from district poll 29.10.2019 Reuters: World News
Hong Kong authorities disqualified prominent pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong on Tuesday from standing in upcoming district elections, a move likely to sow discord among anti-government demonstrators as an illegal Halloween march looms.
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Hong Kong excludes activist Joshua Wong from upcoming district poll 29.10.2019 Reuters: World News
Hong Kong authorities disqualified prominent pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong on Tuesday from taking part in upcoming district elections, a move likely to sow further discord in a city hit by five months of anti-government unrest.
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Joshua Wong, Hong Kong Democracy Activist, Barred From Election 29.10.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong said Tuesday he had been barred from standing in an upcoming local election, after months of protests in the city.
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NBA season-opening games not aired in China 23.10.2019 Rediff: Sports
China Central Television (CCTV), which holds exclusive TV rights for the NBA, did not air the first regular season game between the Toronto Raptors and the New Orleans Pelicans on its sports channel on Wednesday. It also chose to air the World Military Games in Wuhan instead of the second game of the day between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers.
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The big news: J&K governor castigates Hurriyat and mainstream politicians, and 9 other top stories 22.10.2019 Scroll.in
Other headlines: Congress leader P Chidambaram got bail in one of the INX Media cases, and the governor of West Bengal lashed out at state government.
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West Bengal: Governor asks if there is censorship after district officials refuse to meet him 22.10.2019 Scroll.in
The officials reportedly informed Jagdeep Dhankar that they would require prior permission from the state government for the meeting.
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"Censorship In Bengal," Says Governor After Officials Refuse To Meet 22.10.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, who began a tour of North and South 24 Parganas districts today, attacked the Mamata Banerjee government this morning saying he is not "subordinate to the state...
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'Abominable' film axed in Malaysia after rebuffing order to cut China map 20.10.2019 Reuters: Hollywood News
DreamWorks' animated movie "Abominable" will not be released in Malaysia after its producers declined to meet a censor board requirement to cut a scene showing China's "nine-dash line" in the South China Sea, the movie distributor said on Sunday.
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Netflix and Amazon face censorship threat in India: source 17.10.2019 Reuters: Top News
India is deliberating potential censorship on streaming platforms such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, a senior government source told Reuters.
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Malaysia orders China map cut from 'Abominable' film as furor widens 17.10.2019 Reuters: Hollywood News
Malaysia's film censors have ordered a scene removed from the animated movie "Abominable" which shows China's "nine-dash line" in the South China Sea, an official said on Thursday, amid growing anger among countries with overlapping claims in the ...
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West Bengal governor says he was insulted at Durga Puja event hosted by CM Mamata Banerjee 15.10.2019 Scroll.in
Jagdeep Dhankar claimed he was made to sit on a separate stage during the programme on October 11, and was not shown on television even for a second.
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Facebook’s new Oversight Board is a step forward – but it can’t help Kashmiris 14.10.2019 Scroll.in
If Facebook decides incorrectly that local laws in India require it to silence Kashmiri calls for self-determination, the Board will not be able to review this.
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