censorship

(redirected from Government censorship)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

censorship

 [sen´ser-ship]
the action of the censor.

censorship

(sĕn′sər-shĭp′)
n.
Psychology Prevention of disturbing or painful thoughts or feelings from reaching consciousness except in a disguised form.
References in periodicals archive ?
org editor-in-chief, Kamran Mir Hazar stated, "it is very distressing that the Afghan government has taken this step, but given the high level of government censorship that occurs within Afghanistan's borders, we expected Karzai and his ministers would try to extend their reach outside of Afghanistan.
Since the beginning of this year, there has been friction between the two countries over cyber-attacks on Google emanating from China, Chinese government censorship of the U.
The Kazak law, which redesignates internet resources as media outlets and treats them accordingly, is officially intended to stop criminal activity, hate speech and pornography, but critics decry it as a form of government censorship.
Alternating between historical overviews; individual case studies of artists; and analyses of aesthetic trends in popular art, late modernist art, and photography, he argues that the development of an oppositional, nonracial aesthetic practice in South Africa helped revolutionize the idea of community and develop novel forms of everyday resistance to government censorship and racial discrimination in a manner that shows artists leading in directions that most politicians and activists would only catch up with much later.
lt;p>Social media has proved key in helping people communicate and get around government censorship and Google noted the service could be used to translate "Persian into English and from English into Persian -- whether it's a news story, a website, a blog, an email, a tweet or a Facebook message.
Cryptohippie clarifies that its rankings, released every year, do not measure government censorship of Internet traffic or police abuses, "as legitimate as these issues may be.
Anonymity and the lack of government censorship making blogging for many young women an ideal means to communicate, debate and express views.
Veteran journalist Sir Sidahmed said government censorship is a thing of the past due to the Internet.
This machine allows anyone to watch anything they choose to with no interference, password protection or government censorship.
Large amounts of information or knowledge, (1) which could be used to improve the lives of billions of people by improving economic decisions, are being systematically suppressed and destroyed by government censorship that is supported enthusiastically by many who claim to be outraged by government censorship of any type.
The primary purpose of this Essay is to criticize Robert Bork's advocacy of government censorship of American culture.
To denounce government censorship of the Internet and to demand more online freedom, Reporters Without Borders is calling on Internet users to come and protest in online versions of the nine countries that are "Internet enemies" during the 24 hours from 11 a.

Full browser ?