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Thursday wrap up: Henson aftermath, NZ on filtering, ALP form letters

With so much of my time devoted to filtering, I haven’t had much of a chance to post about all the other stuff going on. Here’s a wrap up: Art exhibitions: At a SCAG meeting today in Brisbane, NSW Attorney-General John Hatzistergos asked censorship ministers to ‘clarify and streamline the National Classification Scheme as it...

New Zealand OFLC teaching kids how to censor

New Zealand’s Office of Film & Literature Classification is teaching school students the fine art of classification and censorship. Michelle Baker from the OFLC said their Censor For A Day program is an opportunity for students to learn how censorship really worked and to apply it to future films. Bay Of Plenty Times writes: Around...

New Zealand talks Aussie clean feed

Now New Zealand is making fun of us because of our looming clean feed. They’ve even reminded us that ex Tasmanian Senator Paul Calvert once said you have only got to press P on the Internet to get porn.

Peaceful Pill gets all clear in NZ, but not without a fight

Right To Life New Zealand (RTLNZ) and the Society for the Promotion of Community Standards are spitting chips after the Revised International Edition of Dr Philip Nitschke’s Peaceful Pill Handbook was approved by the countries OFLC providing it only be sold sealed to those over the age of eighteen. The original edition of the book...