Scholar Kenneth Kidd has provided some explanation for this, arguing that BBW operates as a system for prizing books and canon-making--if a book shows up on a BBW list, it will most certainly become a bestseller and receive enormous amounts of media attention: "anticensorship
efforts more generally tend toward uncritical canon-making, attributing value to books simply because they've been censored or (more typically) challenged" (2009, p.
First, censorship might give rise to anticensorship
sentiments--for instance, anxiousness, anger, or curiosity.
Perhaps because of that highly personal connection to a group of filmmakers whose work was defined by pushing boundaries, some of his best columns are anticensorship
advocates voiced concern that legal measures, including legislation, could easily be turned against women and other socially marginalized groups.
Synge's The Well of the Saints (1905) is loosely based on Andrieu de La Vigne's L'aveugle et le boiteux (1496); that the delirious nonsense speech in Eugene Ionesco's La cantatrice chauve (1950) and La lemon (1951) is indebted to the fantaisie verbale of medieval tricksters and fools; that in 1969 the San Francisco Mime Troupe toured a production of the mid-fifteenth-century farce Maistre Pierre Pathelin and, in one instance, was able to perform it only thanks to an ACLU lawsuit and an anticensorship
demonstration; or that Zulu Sofola's The Wizard of Law (1975) rewrites Pathelin to depict the corruption of contemporary Nigerian society and the capacity of the poor to resist economic inequality using farcical antics ("wizardry")?
A typical anticensorship
scheme allows users to overcome blocking by routing them through a proxy server.
conflicts with anticensorship
principles of the First Amendment and the
In response, the company said it stopped providing the ISPs involved with its latest website-block lists since the ISPs violated its anticensorship
(379) (This assumes that the legislation is sufficiently transparent and narrow.) Thus, the Framework can serve another purpose: to guide circumvention designers and anticensorship
activists as well as their opponents.
THE GENERAL assumption is that I must be rabidly anticensorship
, as one of my own books ( a historical novel based on the life of Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi) was banned by the Uttar Pradesh government last year.
The Tor Project, a nonprofit group of anticensorship
activists, freely offers software that can be used to send covert messages or to reach forbidden websites.
British Modernism and Censorship registers an important shift in the authorial response to censorship around the time of the controversy surrounding The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet in 1909: writers began to band together to form their own anticensorship