History BannedinChina / China

24th Apr '16 7:23:10 PM comicwriter
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* Co-writer C. Robert Cargill admitted this was the main reason behind the controversial decision to "[[RaceLift whitewash]]" The Ancient One in ''Film/DoctorStrange''. China has become such a huge market for Marvel films that the studio didn't want to risk pissing off the Chinese censors by casting an actor or actress from Tibet, so making the Ancient One white and British was seen as [[LesserOfTwoEvils the least offensive alternative]].
12th Apr '16 6:22:38 PM staticat09
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12th Apr '16 5:12:39 PM staticat09
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Interestingly, Hong Kong and Macau are free from the bans despite being a part of China, it helps that they both are Special Administration Districts.

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This may also have to do with China's pass/fail film rating system. If a film does not pass as suitable for all ages, it is rejected. Some individual theater managers have added unofficial ratings to clarify the content of a passed film.

Interestingly, Hong Kong and Macau are free from the bans despite being a part of China, it China. It helps that they both are Special Administration Districts.
Administrative Regions. (Hong Kong also has a separate rating system and censorship board, and does not rely on China for this matter.)
31st Mar '16 9:01:58 AM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* [[MainPage tvtropes.org]] itself appears to be banned in China. Oddly, [[Website/TheOnion theonion.com]] is not...



* Tvtropes.org itself appears to be banned in China. Oddly, [=TheOnion.com=] is not...
3rd Mar '16 12:33:16 PM Monolaf317
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* ''Film/{{Deadpool}}''; it's been stated that if too much of violent, sex, and language scenes were cut out (and there is a ''lot''), there would be {{Plot Hole}}s.
28th Feb '16 12:34:59 PM MyFinalEdits
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** Blocked sites of note include Website/{{Google}}'s Blogspot, [=Flickr=], Website/{{Twitter}}, Website/DeviantArt, and Website/{{Facebook}}. Western news sites such as [[Creator/TheBBC BBC News]], Creator/{{CNN}}, and the New York Times are also banned. You can get Google HK (Hong Kong), though, if you use the hotel room's internet connection.
*** While the censorship do not extend to Hong Kong, the terms of condition of Yahoo HK forbids Hong Kong users (technically, users under ZIP Code 852) from viewing moderated restricted contents in Flickr. However, one can bypass the restriction by registering US account by using ZIP Code of any state within US in Yahoo US and having the computer's region set as US (or in the case of PS3 & PS4 browser, setting system language as English).

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** Blocked sites of note include Website/{{Google}}'s Blogspot, [=Flickr=], Website/{{Twitter}}, Website/DeviantArt, and Website/{{Facebook}}. Western news sites such as [[Creator/TheBBC BBC News]], Creator/{{CNN}}, and the New York Times are also banned. You can get Google HK (Hong Kong), though, if you use the hotel room's internet connection.
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connection. While the censorship do not extend to Hong Kong, the terms of condition of Yahoo HK forbids Hong Kong users (technically, users under ZIP Code 852) from viewing moderated restricted contents in Flickr. However, one can bypass the restriction by registering US account by using ZIP Code of any state within US in Yahoo US and having the computer's region set as US (or in the case of PS3 & PS4 browser, setting system language as English).
27th Feb '16 8:13:30 PM Mhazard
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*** Another reason for blocking video sharing sites was to keep pornographic materials away from China.
*** Interestingly, China has their own replacement for video sharing sites for the locals, such as Tudou and Youku.
27th Feb '16 8:10:27 PM Mhazard
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*** While the censorship do not extend to Hong Kong, the terms of condition of Yahoo HK forbids Hong Kong users (technically, users under ZIP Code 852) from viewing moderated restricted contents in Flickr. However, one can bypass the restriction by registering US account by using ZIP Code of any state within US in Yahoo US and having the computer's region set as US (or in the case of PS3 & PS4 browser, setting system language as English).
22nd Feb '16 12:24:59 PM Sharpe-Fan
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* ''Film/{{Skyfall}}'' was [[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/17/skyfall-censored-china-bond_n_2495528.html censored]] to remove a scene in which Film/JamesBond kills a Chinese security guard. The subtitles also remove a mention of Severine's time as a child prostitute in Macau.

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* *Averted, while not banned in China, ''Film/{{Skyfall}}'' was [[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/17/skyfall-censored-china-bond_n_2495528.html censored]] to remove a scene in which Film/JamesBond kills a Chinese security guard. The subtitles also remove a mention of Severine's time as a child prostitute in Macau.



* ''Film/{{Pixels}}'' omitted a scene showing the aliens blowing a hole in the Great Wall of China out of fears that it would get the movie banned over there.

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* *Averted, while it was not banned, ''Film/{{Pixels}}'' omitted was edited to remove a scene showing the aliens blowing a hole in the Great Wall of China out of fears that it would get the movie banned over there.
1st Feb '16 6:41:26 PM Mhazard
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Interestingly, Hong Kong and Macau are free from the bans despite being a part of China, it helps that they both are Special Administration Districts.
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