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China is censoring social media less now—but it's not freedom

China is censoring social media less now—but it's not freedom have found that the Communist Party seems to be deleting far fewer posts that it used to find objectionable.But the researchers found over 5 million posts accusing officials of corruption.

Resident Evil 7 Is Way Less Bloody In Japan

Resident Evil 7 Is Way Less Bloody In Japan One of the most striking things about Resident Evil 7 is just how gore filled it is.In a brief video, the folks at Censored Gaming highlight some of the more egregious changes to the game.

Facebook blocks famous nude artwork and feels the internet's ire

Facebook blocks famous nude artwork and feels the internet's ire On Tuesday, Facebook decided to block a video advertisement, stating that the ad violated their guidelines around sexual content.However, the ad was merely for a collection of artwork to be auctioned off and the "sexual content" was actually a piece of artwork.

Herr Springare brings the truth

Herr Springare brings the truth ONE thing that would disqualify a girl from becoming a GF 21 hrs agoFJEvent planning: Wholesome Twitch raid 23 hrs agoBlack Twitter Compilation #89 15 hrs agoNintendo knows exactly what they're doing~ 19 hrs agoWe must fight a common enemy 18 hrs agoHow To Deal With Your Enemies 23 hrs agoDrift so powerful it left the webm silent 18 hrs ago

The Chinese government has has enough of your recipes and decor photos

The Chinese government has has enough of your recipes and decor photos Still, this is significant mostly because Pinterest lasted so long without being blocked by the Chinese government, which is notorious for high levels of internet censorship.The big social media sites like Twitter and Facebook remain blocked in mainland China, as does search engine giant Google, along with hundreds of other sites, including news sites like the Wall Street Journal and Reuters.

Daily News: Mar-16-2017

Daily News: Mar-16-2017 New York Assemblyman Unveils Bill To Suppress Non-Government-Approved Free SpeechIn a bill aimed at securing a "right to be forgotten," introduced by Assemblyman David I.Tony Avella), liberal New York politicians would require people to remove ‘inaccurate,’ ‘irrelevant,’ ‘inadequate’ or ‘excessive’ statements about others.

Purist vs Purest - The Classification and Censorship of Video Games in Australia

Purist vs Purest - The Classification and Censorship of Video Games in Australia Further, he stated that Australian laws regarding video games are made by people who have no understanding of the medium.Like film, many video games expose the player to a range of situations and, consequently, a range of emotions.

India blocks 'The Danish Girl' from airing on TV

India blocks 'The Danish Girl' from airing on TV India's film censorship board has barred Sony Pictures' channel from telecasting Oscar-recognized film, The Danish Girl.However, the film authority objected to its supposedly "sensitive storyline" and dubbed it "unsuitable" for audiences below 18.

Google scales China's Great Firewall with Translate app

Google scales China's Great Firewall with Translate app The internet titan has been largely absent from China for the past seven years, after disputes over censorship caused Google to pull many of its services from use." The Translate app is now available on the Chinese App Store for iOS or via direct download for Android, since Google Play hasn't been introduced to the Chinese market.

People are quitting LiveJournal in droves after Russian owners ban political, LGBTQ talk

People are quitting LiveJournal in droves after Russian owners ban political, LGBTQ talk Venerable blog platform LiveJournal is now saying goodbye to some of its biggest users, after announcing it's taking steps to comply with Russian law.The platform, which moved its servers to Russia in December last year, updated its terms of service last week, Gizmodo reports.

Localizer Asks To Be Removed From Game's Credits After Developers Erase KKK Reference

Localizer Asks To Be Removed From Game's Credits After Developers Erase KKK Reference “I don’t think it’s right to make any change, no matter how minor, for the purpose of ‘sanitizing’ a game.That means tweaking the game so some Japanese phrases or jokes aren’t lost.

Why did Turkey just block Wikipedia?

Why did Turkey just block Wikipedia? Turkish authorities blocked all versions of Wikipedia in any language in the country through an "administrative measure" and did not give a reason, BBC reported.Turkish media reported that authorities had asked Wikipedia to remove content that linked Turkey to terrorist groups, BBC said.

China is creating its own Wikipedia, but it's not open to the public for editing

China is creating its own Wikipedia, but it's not open to the public for editing The inaugural digital version of the Chinese Encyclopaedia will, in effect, be the country's first online book of "everything.The digital project is the third edition of the  Chinese Encyclopaedia, and will enlist 20,000 scholars from tertiary institutions to write, reports the South China Morning Post.

China ironically decides to clamp down on online news outlets on World Press Freedom Day

China ironically decides to clamp down on online news outlets on World Press Freedom Day According to the country's new rules, released by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), online media platforms can only be managed by editorial staff who have been approved by the Communist government.Their workers also have to additionally undergo training and reporting credentials from the central government, according to Reuters.

18 Years Later, Germany Gets An Uncensored Version Of Half-Life

18 Years Later, Germany Gets An Uncensored Version Of Half-Life The Half-Life that was released in Germany in 1998 was a little different.Well chin up lads, in 2017 Germany’s Half-Life is now as human and violent as everyone else’s.