Tag Archives: Censorship

Netflix to Defend Gay Jesus film in Brazil Supreme Court

In the complaint filed to the supreme court, Netflix’s lawyers argue that the judge’s decision amounts to censorship and has an impact “equivalent to that of the bomb used in the terrorist attack against the headquarters” of the comedy group. “It silences by means of fear and intimidation.” – Diane Jeantet, Associated Press via Fortune » https://bit.ly/2T4Gplw [photo: Netflix]

China moves against anime on streaming sites

Many speculated that the ban of the popular DARLING in the FRANXX might signal the tightening of online content regulations. It is rumored that the government will require all future imported content to be reviewed before releasing on streaming platforms—the domestic anime market and Japanese anime industry could both take a huge hit from the policy change. China is the currently the largest buyer of Japanese anime and Japan has profited from the explosive popularity of anime in China in recent years. – Nicole Jao, TechNode http://ift.tt/2Elmqoq

Apple Stops Tidal From Streaming Drake’s Set at Lil Weezyana Fest

photo: Christopher Polk, Getty Images

Drake showed up for a brief performance at the tail end of Lil Wayne’s Lil Weezyana Festival in New Orleans, but if you were watching along on TIDAL, you might not have known that. The livestream was cut off before Drizzy took the stage, and the artist-owned streaming service is claiming that it is due to Drake’s affiliation with Apple Music. – Colin Joyce, Spin