March 3, 2017 1
When auction house Mossgreen wanted to run an ad featuring Charles Blackman’s 1980 painting Women Lovers, it found there is a line Facebook won't cross.
February 17, 2017 3
The company responsible for delaying film releases in Australia says it will chase down people who pirate their films.
September 15, 2016 1
The government is not keeping track of whether agencies are blocking websites all willy-nilly.
September 13, 2016
Australian Press Council has called on Facebook to publish its editorial policy, if it has one.
May 31, 2016 5
Fairfax and Sky have agreed to carry content from Chinese media agencies -- but media censorship issues haunt the deals. Myriam Robin and Michael Sainsbury report.
May 23, 2016 3
The Australian Family Association wants to block all online pornography, except for those who request access to it.
December 22, 2015 1
China gets a free pass, while less lucrative countries feel the full brunt of Australia's righteousness.
October 13, 2015 4
The NSW Young Liberals are attempting to discipline a member for speaking out on Facebook.
August 26, 2015 6
Regulation always costs somebody. Now telcos are asking the Attorney-General's Department, how much?
September 4, 2014
The Abbott government has promised to "cut red tape", and while most of its decisions have been ludicrous, one stands out as actual good policy ...
August 28, 2014 6
The copyright cartel's local front wants to impose a draconian anti-piracy scheme on local ISPs, a paper obtained by Crikey reveals.
August 4, 2014 10
John Ferris from Ministry of Sound Australia disagrees with the suggestion that filesharing will stop if content makers "just make stuff available".
June 24, 2014 5
On-the-ground observers say Peter Greste's Egyptian trial was bizarre and incompetent, and his seven-year prison sentence has brought international condemnation. Freelance writer Rachel Williamson reports.
June 23, 2014 5
East Timor's authorities want to restrict the media -- making a mockery of freedom of speech in the country. Jose Belo, East Timorese journalist and director of Tempo Semanal, explains.
April 30, 2014 4
Openings for SCG trustees ... fire in the PMO ... "climate change" banned at ABARES, DFAT ...
March 24, 2014
The most powerful corporate affairs executives in the country, how Turnbull boosted media stocks, and other media tid-bits of the day....
September 23, 2013
Crikey readers talk art censorship, public servants and the lack of science minister.
September 19, 2013 13
In response to tabloid beat-ups and moral panic, photographer Bill Henson has pulled out of the Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art. InDaily arts editor Suzie Keen says it's a terrible shame.
September 19, 2013 2
Iranians were able to use Facebook for a few hours on Tuesday morning, but the social network was quickly shut down again.
September 10, 2013 8
The Coalition is poised to resume its history of internet censorship with its cyberbullying policy.