Censorship in the Media

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Is Censorship necessary?

“Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear." -- Harry S Truman

Thesis: Although some people believe that censorship is adequate to select what things does the society will be good and can live around it while others believe that there should be no censorship because it takes away your right of expression of freedom.
Definition of obscenity: the state or quality of being obscene; obscene behavior, language, or images.
Definition of Censorship: the practice of officially
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In accordance with these laws, more than sixty Internet regulations have been made by the government of the People's Republic of China (PRC), which has been implemented by provincial branches of state-owned ISPs, companies, and organizations. The apparatus of the PRC's Internet control is considered more extensive and more advanced than in any other country in the world. The governmental authorities not only block website content but also monitor the Internet access of individuals”. (Interner Censorship China).
This is just an example out of many that I could quote demonstrating the censorship occurring in the Internet.
However this occur because the Government thinks they need to be in control of every source of information that exists, either for protecting themselves from an attack or protecting their country from some sort of anarchy that it could somehow be a consequence of people plotting against everything they don’t like about their politics or how is the country managed.
Censorship in art:
Noting that "art" is an expression, censure is an attack that universal right to express what you feel and think. However, freedom of expression is itself a difficult concept to pin down, as it involves recognizing individual freedoms and collective freedoms. And this applies to any expression that fits the need of being in a culture that strives for transparency and

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