Film and Publication Board
4:00
29 May

Google runs child online safety awareness workshops

The tech giant partners with local organisations to commemorate National Child Protection Week by raising awareness of online risks.

2:10

Cyber bullying takes sinister turn

SA's Film and Publication Board cautions parents after an alleged online suicide and self-harming game, targeting young children, goes viral.

3:30
Feb 5, 2019

Facebook, African NPOs partner for Safer Internet Day

The social network teams up with over 20 non-profit organisations and government agencies across Africa as part of Safer Internet Day 2019.

2:20

'Internet Censorship Bill' heading to Parliament

The Portfolio Committee on Communications has recommended the Films and Publications Amendment Bill be sent to the National Assembly for debate and final adoption.

4:20

Internet 'censorship' Bill may see changes

After receiving public comment, the Film and Publication Board proposes amendments to the controversial Films and Publications Amendment Bill.

1:00
Mar 14, 2016

ICASA, FPB collaborate on jurisdiction overlap

The authorities will today sign a memorandum of understanding to help address issues of co-jurisdiction in a collaborative manner.

4:00

FPB mulls course of action after racism furore

The Film and Publication Board is closely monitoring racist remarks made via social media in order to take appropriate action.

3:10
Dec 8, 2015

FPB comes down hard on revenge porn

The Amendment Bill proposes a fine not exceeding R150?000 or imprisonment of not more than two years or both for revenge porn.

3:50

FPB unmoved by R2K on 'censorship' policy

The board is not giving in to the activist group's calls to publish public comment on a draft policy that will allegedly lead to Internet censorship.

5:10

Press exempt from FPB Internet censorship

Bloggers and social media commentators still risk censorship by the draft Online Regulation Policy despite a concession to exclude registered press.

4:50

Speak up on Internet censorship

South Africans only have one more week to comment on a proposed online regulation policy that could lead to major Internet censorship.

4:20
Jun 4, 2015

Outrage mounts against 'draconian' law

An association representing Google steps into the fray around proposed measures to essentially censor the Internet in SA.

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