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2009-12-15 12:50:00

A new Internet filtering system being introduced in Australia would block obscene and crime-linked Web sites, but many are concerned about how it will work and if it will curtail freedoms. Australia would also become one of the strictest Internet regulators among the world's democracies if it were to adopt a mandatory screening system, as authoritarian regimes commonly impose such controls. China's plan to install filtering software on all PCs sold in the country drew international criticism...

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2009-01-23 19:02:02

The owners of the popular New York radio station Z100 say Britney Spears's record label is providing them with an edited version of Spears's raunchy new single. The pop star's latest song If U Seek Amy has drawn criticism because it sounds like a vulgar sexual phrase when pronounced quickly, the New York Daily News said. We plan to play an edited, super-clean version, Tom Poleman, senior vice president of programming for Clear Channel, Z100's parent company, told the newspaper. We're just...