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Government Pushes for More Self-Censorship on Streaming, Issues Ultimatum: Report

Government Pushes for More Self-Censorship on Streaming, Issues Ultimatum: Report

We might be staring at more online censorship in India. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government has reportedly issued an ultimatum to streaming services in India — the likes of Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar, Voot, Zee5, ALTBalaji, SonyLIV, and Jio — to form an independent adjudicatory body and adopt …

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Hotstar Nukes PM Modi-Centric Episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Hotstar Nukes PM Modi-Centric Episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Another month, another instance of self-censorship on Hotstar. The Disney-owned streaming service — set to be rebranded as Disney+ Hotstar in about a month — has left out the latest episode of HBO’s Emmy-winning half-hour news satire talk show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, which dealt with Prime Minister …

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