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    beliefs and be closed off to democratic societies. The Chinese government has successfully blocked out information such as the Taiwanese Independence and information of about the 1989 killings in Tiananmen Square (Rauhala 2016). They believe that this creates a “healthy internet” however this policy only impedes free speech. They believe that this creates a “healthy internet” however this policy only impedes free speech. The censorship of people was the ultimate goal of the legislation and while they

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    Should governments be allowed to censor information? Censorship has always been a controversial topic. People will always want to know the truth. The more democratic a nation is the more information is available. In these cases governments will usually try to moderate what information is being circulated. By definition censorship is legally defined in Australia as “the official inspection of books, journals, theatre, film, music and popular media of many forms before release (prepublication) to ensure

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    1104 28 April 2015 Is censorship by government justified? Censorship has been broadly connected with the media from last couple of decades. These subject is all that much dubious and present in every single key zone of public expression, which commonly go under the civil argument from every community throughout the world. There are numerous articles composed on the subject of censorship and we will talk about the contentions in distinctive articles and its dependability. Censorship, the concealment of

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    censored, our ability to progress as a society and as a nation is hindered. Censorship has been employed by other governments in the past as a method to influence the way a people may think about or view a topic. Therefore, government censorship of social media runs the risk of encroaching upon constitutional rights due to overreaching information control policies. Although there is an ongoing battle for what amount of censorship media sources should enforce, there are laws that are already in effect

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    ideas are censored, our ability to progress as a society and as a nation is hindered. Censorship has been commonly employed by other governments in the past as a method to influence the way a people may think about or view a topic. Ultimately, overly aggressive government censorship of social media exposes the liability of encroaching upon civil rights. Although there is an ongoing battle for what amount of censorship media sources should enforce, there are laws that are already in effect such as the

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    China, the government has censored the population and its activities until lower-class and farmer backed blogs started to appear, revealing and declassifying the tyrannies and horrible practices of the government, but the government has been able to shoot them down with their impermeable internet firewall. In China, there is a very strict internet firewall that restricts the media output of the citizens that is sometimes referred to as the Great Firewall of China. The Chinese government is trying

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    Censorship is a very sensitive topic in the United States. In 2011, Google agreed to remove 87 percent of the content that the government had requested the removal of (Sutter). This means that the US was successful in censoring the public, with Google complying with their requests. If this continues, the government could eventually censor the public from most of the things that happen in the outside world similar to the foundation of North Korea. There is not a case for censorship because it limits

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    Introduction: Censorship is a form of suppression to one’s freedom of speech, and the access towards certain information. When computers started to appear on the tables of Chinese civilians in the 1990s, the Chinese government launched the Great Firewall of China (GFW) into action. Today, almost half of China’s population are internet users, marking 668 million, doubling the United States’ population in 2013. However, the Chinese government’s tactic on censoring the internet to deny access to certain

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    Government censorship is a huge issue, particularly when it comes to media messages. There is a fine line that must be walked when deciding what should be censored. However, it boils down, in my opinion, to one major consideration; is what is being made public going to harm or endanger anyone? If the answer to that is no then I don’t think that the government should censor it. However, I do think that we have seen examples, recently right here in Tuscaloosa where some kind of government censorship

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    innovation can be applied towards the common good, it can also be limited and used nefariously—an action that manifests itself in the form of censorship. Internet

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