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Germany: Strong regulations for Youth Protection

Published on: 16.06.07
Source: heute.de

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US-photoportal 'Flickr' filters offer for german user

The german version of the US-american photoportal 'Flickr' blocks out rigorously every offensive picture, which runs smoothly on the Internet in other countries. Even the paying customers were not informed about the planned filtering. Employee´s of Flickr and the parent company Yahoo give reasons for their decision with the strict instructions of youth protection in Germany.
German user talk about censorship.

Read the entire news in german language under http://www.heute.de/ZDFheute/inhalt/5/0,3672,5554693,00.html


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