Posts Tagged ‘ manga ’

Thailand’s Overzealous Censors

August 14, 2013
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Thailand’s Overzealous Censors

Thailand doesn’t skimp when it comes to censorship. According to a recent article by Brian Ashcraft at Kotaku, the country’s scrupulous censorship laws commonly disrupt the dubbed anime that is broadcast on Thai television. Whatever is deemed inappropriate — be it anime or not — has a hefty blur smudged over the offending material. Thai…

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Be Counted: How Your Membership Makes A Difference

October 25, 2012
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Are you a current member of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund?  If you’ve contributed your member dues in 2012, we thank you.  If you haven’t renewed or have yet to join, we’re asking you to please Be Counted and support our vitally important work today. The CBLDF’s program work is increasing, and we need…

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CBLDF & Dark Horse Cheer Free Speech Victory in Ninth Circuit!

September 21, 2010
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CBLDF & Dark Horse Cheer Free Speech Victory in Ninth Circuit!

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and Dark Horse Comics applaud a decision issued by United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit holding that two Oregon statutes that criminalize distributing sex education and other non-obscene materials to minors are unconstitutional in violation of the First Amendment. The State of Oregon argued that the…

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