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30 April 2017
19 Sep 2016
DA: Phumzile van Damme: Address by DA Shadow Minister of Communications, during a press briefing ahead of deliberations on the Films and Publications Amendment Bill, Parliament (19/09/2016)
Tomorrow the Portfolio Committee on Communications begins deliberations on the Films and Publications (FPB) Amendment Bill, the Internet Censorship Bill.
20 Aug 2015
R2K: FPB must publish public responses to internet censorship!
Right2Know has written to the FPB challenging them to publish records of their public hearings and all the written submissions they received on their website after Cabinet approved the Film and...
17 Aug 2015
Online censorship bill enters next phase
Cabinet has approved the submission of the films and publications amendment bill which is guided by policy that has been criticised for seeking to curb internet freedoms. A cabinet statement...
16 Jul 2015
R2K campaign and DA step up pressure over internet regulation policy
The Right 2 Know (R2K) Campaign on Thursday vowed to step up its campaign against the Film and Publication Board’s draft Online Regulation Policy, while the Democratic AIliance demanded that both...
R2K: R2K demands an end to internet censorship!
With the July 15 deadline for public submissions on the Film and Publications Board’s Draft Online Regulation Policy now behind us, the Rigth2Know Campaign can take encouragement from the huge...
DA: Gavin Davis on internet censorship says DA calls on Muthambi to brief Parliament
I have today written to the Chairperson of the Communications Portfolio Committee, Joyce Moloi-Moropa, to request a ministerial briefing on the Film & Publication Board’s draft Online Regulation...
09 Jul 2015
FPB: Film and Publication Board recognises authority of Press Council to regulate online press content
The Film and Publication Board (FPB) has, in principle, recognised the authority of the Press Council of South Africa (PCSA) to regulate online press content published by PCSA members.  This...
14 Apr 2015
Film and Publication Board hosts public consultations on Draft Online Regulation Policy, 10, 23 Apr, 6, 13, 21 and 28 May
What's On
The Film and Publication Board (FPB) is embarking on national public consultations which will begin in April through June 2015. The Draft Online Regulation Policy is available for public viewing...
04 Mar 2015
Films and Publications Act: Online Regulation Policy draft: Comments invited (Gazette 38531Notice 182)
I, NFT Mpumlwana, hereby publish for public comment, the Draft Online Regulation Policy developed under section 4A of the Films and Publications Act, 61 of 1996, as amended.

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