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Censorship in America: Hate Speech Overview

Hate speech is, outside the law, any communication that disparages a person or a group on the basis of some characteristic such as race, color, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, nationality, religion, or other characteristic. In law, hate speech is

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Fiji Media Tiptoes Censorship to Report Breaking Mara Crisis

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Newspaper Carrier Runs a One-Girl Censorship Show

Source: Emirates 24/7 About 50 customers received Monday morning’s edition of the Woodstock Sentinel-Review without the front page headline and banner after a newspaper carrier objected to the use of the word “hellish.” The carrier cut out the offending headline

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Feb 1, 1884: Oxford Dictionary Debuts

Original notes from 1st edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, 1884. On this day in 1884, the first portion, or fascicle, of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), considered the most comprehensive and accurate dictionary of the English language, is published.

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NZers Bite Back Over WiFi Censorship Story

Source: GayNZ.com As McDonald’s reviews its ban on access to some gay websites through its free WiFi service, the story is sparking wide-ranging responses, with many people agreeing that sites for community welfare groups such as Rainbow Youth should not be blocked, but

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McDonald’s Wi-Fi Blocks Spark Anger

Source: stuff.co.nz By Kristi Johnston McDonald’s is facing the anger of the gay community after denying access to gay-related websites on a new free Wi-Fi service at its restaurants. The service, installed in branches nationwide in December, saw McDonald’s claim

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

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