User: fredericknoronha Topic: censorship
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Mark Zuckerberg Meets Donald Trump, Rejects Calls To Break Up Facebook 20.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg met Thursday with US President Donald Trump and members of Congress on a political reconnaissance mission to Washington, where he rejected calls to break up...
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Watch: ‘Military remains the most powerful institution in Pakistan’, says journalist Najam Sethi 18.9.2019 Scroll.in
‘The fact that they can pull the plug on you, the fact that there’s nothing you can do is a huge disincentive for freedom.’
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Twitter restores some blocked Cuban official accounts 13.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Twitter Inc has restored some of the accounts of Cuban state-run media, journalists and government officials it had blocked on Wednesday, although others like that of Communist Party leader Raul Castro remain suspended.
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Punjab: Amarinder Singh orders ban on TV serial after protests by Valmiki community 8.9.2019 Scroll.in
A group called the Valmiki Action Committee claimed that the serial contains derogatory remarks, distorts historical facts and offends sentiments.
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India to be ‘Artificial Intelligence Garage’ says Assam Governor 8.9.2019 Assam Times
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The Daily Fix: Maharashtra police’s action against theatre groups violates free speech norms 6.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Three drama groups say they were intimidated by the police in August.
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Netflix applies for licence under new Turkish broadcasting rules 3.9.2019 Reuters: Money News
U.S. online streaming service Netflix has applied for a licence to continue operating in Turkey under new online broadcasting rules that have raised fears over possible censorship in the future.
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Netflix applies for license under new Turkish broadcasting rules 3.9.2019 Reuters: Hollywood News
U.S. online streaming service Netflix has applied for a license to continue operating in Turkey under new online broadcasting rules, the head of the country's television watchdog (RTUK) said on Tuesday.
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Japan exhibition defends pulling 'comfort woman' statue, opponents decry censorship 2.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Organisers of a Japanese art exhibition who withdrew a statue symbolising "comfort women" defended their decision on Monday as justified given a crisis in ties between Japan and South Korea and arson threats, but opponents decried it as censorship.
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‘We will never restrict media freedom, restrictions in J&K being lifted’, says I&B minister 30.8.2019 Scroll.in
Prakash Javadekar said freedom of the press was the essence of democracy even as severe restrictions, including communication blockade, has been imposed in J&K.
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How Arun Jaitley, then 22, was arrested during the Emergency crackdown and lodged in Tihar Jail 24.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Arun Jaitley died on August 24 at the age of 66.
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Watch: How China’s Uighur Muslims are using the Chinese version of TikTok as a medium of protest 21.8.2019 Scroll.in
The app is named Douyin. It complies with China’s censorship restrictions.
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The big news: Ex-defence staff, bureaucrats move SC against decision on J&K, and 9 other top stories 18.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Other headlines: Priyanka Gandhi criticised the Centre for arrests of leaders in J&K, and Chandrayaan-2 will land on the moon’s south polar region next month.
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Activists allege censorship by Centre after Press Club prevented them from sharing Kashmir footage 18.8.2019 Scroll.in
The group of four who had visited Jammu and Kashmir said the Press Club had not allowed them to share their footage because they were ‘under pressure’.
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Will we read Toni Morrison in troubled times? Yes, we will read Toni Morrison on troubled times 17.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The works of the Nobel Laureate who died on August 5, 2019 are a navigational compass through our own treacherous landscapes.
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White House And Tech Firms Discuss How To Curb Extremism Online 10.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio.
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White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings 10.8.2019 Reuters: World News
White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio.
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Paid 'news': China using Taiwan media to win hearts and minds on island - sources 9.8.2019 Reuters: Top News
The articles on the website of the leading Taiwan newspaper were gushing about a new Chinese government program to lure Taiwanese entrepreneurs to the mainland.
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Turkish court prohibits 136 websites - monitor 7.8.2019 Reuters: World News
A Turkish court has banned 136 websites and social media accounts mainly belonging to organizations and people critical of President Tayyip Erdogan's government, a monitoring group said on Tuesday, fuelling criticism of state censorship.
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'Homeland Dream': Chinese gaming giants unveil titles that play up patriotic values 5.8.2019 Reuters: Entertainment News
Chinese gaming companies, including giants Tencent and NetEase, unveiled new titles at an industry meet that show off socialist values and patriotic themes amid stricter state censorship and a push to back Communist Party ...
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