Cabinet Approves Film and Publications Bill

Cabinet approves the submission of the Films and Publications Amendment Bill

Cabinet has approved the submission of the Films and Publications Amendment Bill which is guided by policy that has been criticised for seeking to curb internet freedoms.

A cabinet statement says the bill seeks to amend the Films and Publications Act of 1996 by adapting it to technological advances.

These changes include catering for online and social media platforms “in order to protect children from being exposed to disturbing and harmful media content in all platforms (physical and online).”

To read the article titled, “Online censorship bill enters next phase,” click here.

Source: 
Finance24

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