CENSORSHIP

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8 Sept 2022
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The suppression of public discourse, free speech, or other types of information is censorship. This might be done on the grounds that the content is deemed offensive, damaging, sensitive, or "inconvenient". Governments, for-profit organizations, and other repressive entities can all censor speech.

What principle underlies censorship?

By imposing restrictions on written or spoken words, symbolic messages, freedom of association, literature, art, music, films, television shows, and websites, censors aim to curtail the freedom of thought and expression.

The practice of limiting online publishing and content viewing is known as internet censorship. Internet censorship includes limits placed by governments on the creation and consumption of sensitive or dangerous content. Protecting copyrighted content, reducing cybercrime, and halting the spread of misleading information are the goals of internet censorship. propaganda and hoaxes in the news However, there are two sides to every story, and there are benefits and drawbacks to the discussion of internet control.
Censorship Infringes on Freedom of Expression
One drawback of internet censorship is that it restricts people's ability to express themselves freely as well as access to information. A straightforward social media post critical of a leader in a nation where internet censorship is legal could be grounds for an arrest warrant. People won't speak out against harmful social practices if freedom of expression is restricted. Censorship hinders actual information that strengthens local communities in the name of obstructing dangerous information. Ignorance is frequently caused by a lack of knowledge.

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5 Comments

B
Censorship is a very important!!
Guzzlord
Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information. This may be done on the basis that such material is considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive.
Mangrempo
This is very intellectual
Esong
Censorship is very important. A lot of people are sensitive to what they see online. So online content censorship is very necessary