Bill: Advertising & Media Standards Act
Votes: This is an ordinary bill. It requires more yes votes than no votes. This bill will not pass any sooner than the deadline.
Voting deadline: December 4271
|An act to reform advertising and media standards.|
Old value:: Advertising is banned.
Current: Advertising is restricted.
Proposed: Advertising is restricted and has to carry strong warning messages.
Old value:: Only advertising that meets certain set standards is permitted.
Current: Only advertising that meets certain set standards is permitted.
Proposed: All advertising is permitted.
Old value:: International media content is heavily censored for political purposes.
Current: International media content is free from regulation
Proposed: International media content undergoes the same regulation as domestic media content.
Proposal[?] to change The government's policy regarding regulation of media content.
Old value:: It is forbidden to criticize the government, or publish any material that the government does not approve of.
Current: There are no content regulations; the media may publish anything, even proven falsehoods.
Proposed: There are laws against the publication of false information, hate speech, and subversive anti-government material.
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