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UK News UK Fear Walking Dead Season DVD
Fear the Censor
ASA upholds complaint about the scheduling of an advert for Fear the Walking Dead during the film Rango
BBFC News UK Poster Kubo and the Two Strings 2016 Travis Knight
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We Are the Flesh, The Haunting of Annie Dyer, Sleeping Beauty
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Update: Smokeless Dragon
Director of the Pete's Dragon remake notes that Disney now bans the depiction of smoking
South Asia Pakistan Poster Maalik 2016 Ashir Azeem
Update: Maalik
Banned by Pakistan's government for portraying a corrupt character a little too closely to an actual minister
World News Ireland SEX WORLD DVD VINEGAR SYNDROME
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Offsite Article: Academic postulates that sex cyborgs will replace prostitution
As if our miserable society would ever allow men to enjoy sexual entertainment

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24th Aug
petes dragon
Update: Smokeless Dragon
Director of the Pete's Dragon remake notes that Disney now bans the depiction of smoking
film Censor Watch Poster Maalik 2016 Ashir Azeem
Update: Maalik
Banned by Pakistan's government for portraying a corrupt character a little too closely to an actual minister
film Censor Watch

17th Aug
love camp 7
One of the few remaining video nasties still banned by the BBFC
Blue Underground to release Love Camp 7 in 2017
film Censor Watch Absolute Beginners 30th Anniversary DVD
Offsite Article
Offsite Article: Absolute Beginners
Latest BBFC case study speaks of the 1986 gap between the PG and the 15 rating
film Censor Watch

10th Aug
2001 Space Odyssey Blu ray Region
Offsite Article
Offsite Article: 9 genre movies with scenes which may be lost forever
From 2001 and Metropolis, to The Wicker Man and Event Horizon: a look at nine films with scenes we may never see...
film Censor Watch

9th Aug
Poster Sausage Party 2016 Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon
Pita Pubes at the MPAA
Seth Rogan comments on cuts required for an MPAA R rating for Sausage Party
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Offsite Article
Offsite Article: How Chinese censors are influencing American movies
The west seems a little keen to allow China to buy into media infrastructure paving the way for censorship and propaganda
film Censor Watch carol
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Offsite Article: Systems Failure
Why has a lesbian kiss been censored from the Delta Airlines version of the movie, Carol?
 

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24th Aug
Fear Walking Dead Season DVD
Fear the Censor
ASA upholds complaint about the scheduling of an advert for Fear the Walking Dead during the film Rango
World News Censor Watch

23rd Aug
jeremy kyle show
'Did you sleep with the milkman?'
TV censor puts the kibosh on Jeremy Kyle's daytime chat show from poking around in people's sex lives
World News Censor Watch EU flag
EU seek to undermine people's protections from hackers, fraudsters and thieves
European ministers debate restrictions on encryption and extensions to mass snooping capabilities
World News Censor Watch

21st Aug
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Sunday morning advert break
New Zealand government proposes to extend TV censorship to online services and to ease a ban on Sunday morning adverts
World News Censor Watch Pakistan flag
Update: Another law claiming worldwide reach
The Global Ambitions of Pakistan's New Cyber-Crime Act
World News Censor Watch Poland flag
Get it right or it's 3 years in prison
Auschwitz was a Nazi death camp in occupied Poland, not a Polish death camp
World News Censor Watch Google logo
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Offsite Article: Searching for indiscretions
How your Google searches can be used against you in court
World News Censor Watch wayback machine logo
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Offsite Article: Wayback before 'outrage' was invented
Wayback Machine discusses the ethics of censorship to prevent the outing of gays in intolerant lands
World News Censor Watch

20th Aug
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Offsite Article
Offsite Article: Mass hacking questioned but mass communications snooping is ok
An independent review finds that the UK's mass-surveillance draft law grants spies incredible powers for no real reason

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19th Aug
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Obituary Moira Knox
Edinburgh's Mary Whitehouse
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Sexy swimsuits in Japanese games
Tekken 7 developer speaks of western censorship imposed by social justice whingers
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11th Aug
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Classic PC lines
Advert censor bans Hippo Masking Tape advert featuring 40's style glamour model
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Offsite Article
Offsite Article: Pandering to PC
Opinion Piece: Advertising and the gender debate. By Guy Parker, ASA Chief Executive
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9th Aug
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Hunting for redress
BBC Trust investigates presenter who refered to the hunting and shooting lobby as the 'nasty brigade'
 

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5th Aug
Night Living Deb Maria Thayer
Diary: FrightFest Movies on Horror Channel
19th - 31st August 2016. Double bills every night
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25th Jun
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Diary: Frightfest
25-29th August 2016. Programme for the Frightfest horror film festival in central London
Diary Diary

24th Jun
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Diary: The Starburst Film Festival
26-28th August 2016, Manchester UK
Diary Diary

15th Jun
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Diary: Release the Bats
28-31st October 2016. John Carpenter in concert in London and Manchester playing music from his films
   

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22nd Aug
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18th Aug
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17th Aug
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9th Aug
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8th Aug
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2nd Aug
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1st Aug
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Boy Who Cried Werewolf Blu ray
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