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Thursday, June 14, 2007

Flickr cencorship policy desent spreads

Ag Please Flickr
Originally uploaded by Wildebeast1.

There a campaign brewing against Flickr censorship. Users, originally in Germany and now increasing accross territories on the site are uploading this pic and including this text:.

If your Yahoo! ID is based in Singapore, Germany, Hong Kong or Korea you will only be able to view safe content based on your local Terms of Service so won’t be able to turn SafeSearch off. In other words that means, that german users can not access photos on flickr that are not flagged "safe" ... only flowers and landscapes for germans ...Copy and upload this picture to your account - show flickr who we are!

Some Flickr users like Avolare have been increasingly vocal in their criticism of the site.

do we have a problem here?
Originally uploaded by Donald....

Of course this protest was precipitated by a new Flickr release recently, including country specific versions in different languages. Do spare a thought for the Chinese, apparently their government is blocking the whole service.

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