A Haze of Secrecy: Access to Environmental Information in

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When it comes to public schooling, everybody is a censor. Yet that tally doesn't factor in fuel consumed by contractors, or the energy and resources used to produce bombs, grenades, missiles or other weapons of the Department of Defense. But, in a society like ours with a wide variety of cultures and belief systems, it will be difficult to find many offensive expressions that can meet all four conditions. I wanted to fix up for my wife a carefree old age, for she is entitled to at least a part of the reward.

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Everything You Know is Wrong

Russ Kick

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While some are agreed upon as vulgar according to dictionary definitions, some go to extreme (as in the case of Bridge to Terabithia) to protest the use of an ordinary word because it was used in what they consider an irreverent fashion. And in fact, by accepting some contradictions and inconsistencies on the manifest level, the system could be said to maintain the illusion of pluralism (shared power) for public consumption while maintaining an ongoing compliance with dominant ideologies and interests...

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Borstal Boy (Banned Books edition)

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That content is then used to draw in consumers. Censors can sometimes even block specific pages based on page names, or search terms in queries, that suggest offensive or undesired content. From Quiz I Write Sins, Not Tragedies (click to take quiz) Rather than a book, I'm going to ask you for an author. A majority, however, had reservations about the COPA. Butler, Deborah A. 1992. "Planned Parenthood of Southern Nevada v. Article 19 (2) of the ICCPR, in recognizing freedom of expression and the press states: "Everyone shall have the right to freedom of expression; this right shall include freedom to seek, receive and impart information and ideas of all kinds, regardless of frontiers, either orally, in writing or in print, in the form of art, or through any other media of his choice."

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Weapon: Mouth Adventures in the Free Speech Zone

Stoney Burke

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And governments worldwide, including the United States, are aggressively trying to legislate the Internet. “There is a growing trend toward Internet censorship in a range of countries,” said Rebecca MacKinnon, a prominent online democracy advocate and author of the forthcoming book “ Consent of the Networked: The Worldwide Struggle for Internet Freedom .” “The same technology that helps secure your network from attack, that actually enables you to censor your network also.” The problem is not software or hardware developed in a secret Chinese government laboratory.

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The British Board of Film Censors: Film Censorship in

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Japanese publishers altering the content of their games for the West is the perfect story for social justice detractors to latch onto, because unlike the argument for actual censorship taking place in the industry, it’s something that is actually happening – just not for the reasons they suggest. The CCP leadership recognizes that they can’t control everybody all the time if they’re going to be a technologically advanced global economic powerhouse. Even more unsettling was the department’s widespread censorship of works discussing civil rights issues, and works critical of prison conditions or corruption.

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Transmetropolitan Vol. 5: Lonely City (New Edition)

Darick Robertson

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It is useful to view China’s modern attempts to control information through the lens of history, and online rumors can be viewed as a kind of social protest by citizens skeptical of official news and the censorship of more independent sources of media. There is, therefore, no such thing as censorship in the abstract. Ammon Hansen I have put off posting on this topic because I have mixed feelings on the topic. Government financial aid for students should be based solely on merit.

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Exopolitics: Political Implications Of The Extraterrestrial

Michael E. Salla

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The Internet is and has always been a space where participants battle for control. If the experiences of other tech companies is any indication, Twitter could be forced to do more than block a tweet here or there once the safety and freedom of its foreign employees is at stake. An English translation of the regulation can be found here ( info.hktdc.com ). They showing more glamor and attracting youth and making profits.

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Ban This Filth!: Letters from the Mary Whitehouse Archive

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The Washington Post, like many papers, decided that it could report the recent controversy over Ann Coulter's strange use of the anti-gay slur "faggot" in reference to John Edwards without publishing the word itself. In describing, the writer works to develop word pictures, to image the scene for the reader whether it be an object, person, or event. Firstly, allow me to unambiguously state that I am not a lawyer.

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The Content and Context of Hate Speech: Rethinking

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The teacher could also add a space for comments on what they felt as far as a critique of the debate. Author Ozzie Zehner self-censored the American edition of his environmental book, Green Illusions, [28] due to food libel laws that enable the food industry to sue researchers who criticize their products. Some of the benefits of internet regulation to society are lessening the spread of drug cartels and keeping the exploitation of children to a minimum. Almost every classic piece of literature—including The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, The Diary of Anne Frank and Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet—has been challenged for some reason, in some place, at some time.

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Propaganda, Inc.: Selling America's Culture to the World

Nancy Snow

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I go across the street and buy the uncensored version from Target. In China, the state-run Global Times also endorsed the new rules in an article on Monday: "It is impossible to have boundless freedom, even on the internet and even in countries that make freedom their main selling point," it said. Problems and techniques in storage and retrieval of textual and non-textual materials in various environments; theory and research in seeking, searching and retrieving information: new challenges for information professionals.

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