Censorship laws need to be fully understood.
Gone are the days where the only possible areas of concern were dirty postcards and the so-called " filth " of literature like Lady Chatterly's Lover.
With the ever increasing power of the Internet, Society has had to work out the limits of freedom of expression.
- How much do we restrict ?
- What are the penalties?
- How important is the privacy of your own home ?
These are all issues which need to be debated.
NetLaw intends to place as much practical information on this site as soon as possible. You need to know exactly where you stand.
You do not want to place yourself at risk of looking at, or downloading, any form of material which may land you in PRISON
New Zealand's censorship system is established by the Films Videos and Publications Classification Act 1993. The censorship system is designed to protect the New Zealand public from material that is likely to be harmful, or injurious to the public good.
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