10 Normal Hashtags That Instagram Bans for Some Weird Reason

It's pretty simple. People love Instagram. People love using hashtags. People love to curse. People love to curse in hashtags on Instagram. Instagram doesn't like that. In fact, Instagram censors any sort of curse word hashtag, possibly porn related hashtag and so on from its searches. That's a good thing! But… » 8/26/13 8:30pm 8/26/13 8:30pm

Microsoft Gave Google a Copyright Takedown Request for Microsoft.com…

Because every company with even just a three-legged rat in the copyright race basically just shotgun sprays Google for takedown requests these days, Microsoft accidentally but very hilariously asked Google to censor... Microsoft.com. That's got to be even worse than HBO giving Google a takedown request for VLC. Yeah,… » 7/29/13 8:30pm 7/29/13 8:30pm

Stop Censoring the Names of Alfred Hitchcock, Charles Dickens and Other…

A cable company in the UK had a bit of a snafu with a super strict censoring system in its TV guide over the weekend. They were asterisking Alfred Hitchcock, Charles Dickens, the soccer team Arsenal, the movie Hancock and any other name or title that had a penis or butt related word in it. » 12/19/11 9:20pm 12/19/11 9:20pm

Japan's Highest Digital Porn Censor Arrested For Not Censoring Enough…

If you've ever seen any Japanese porn at all, you know that the good stuff is usually censored. The man in charge of censoring these hairy body parts, Katsumi Ono, plus four other adult business colleagues, were just arrested for allowing 13,000 copies of movies into the marketplace that weren't completely mosaicked.… » 3/03/08 2:50pm 3/03/08 2:50pm