Indecent exposure?

Monday, July 16, 2007 at 13:47 | Posted in censorship, civil rights, Freedom of speech, internet | 2 Comments
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Photo: ioerror distributed under Creative Commons

This artistic photo has been up in flickr for more than a year without encountering any problem in terms of flickr’s decency policy. Displaying the flickr hosted picture on a Hong Kong based web site the same way I am displaying it here may, however, bring Oiwan Lam a heavy fine or even a jail term up to one year. You may want to read the whole story by Rebecca MacKinnon.



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  1. nn du das nächste Mal ein Bild von mir reinstellst, frag mich bitte vorher 😉

    wonderful picture

  2. Hong Kong Essay: Mammillaphobia, or Fear of Nipples

    Do you think this Flickr picture is indecent? The Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority (TELA) and the Obscene Articles Tribunal (OAT) of Hong Kong argue that it is, and are ready to prosecute Oiwan Lam over it. Oiwan Lam is a Hong Kong wo…

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