Story: Censorship

Chief censor on censorship and the internet

Bill Hastings, chief censor from 1998 to 2010, explains the aspects of the internet covered by the Office of Film and Literature Classification. The rapidly changing world of digital communication continually challenges attempts to censor offensive material.

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Peter Clayworth, 'Censorship - Censorship in the 2010s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/43902/chief-censor-on-censorship-and-the-internet (accessed 18 October 2021)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 22 Oct 2014