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Film-makers in UK, Netherlands and Italy to enter a program where they can provide censorship ratings for their movies.

This article titled “DIY YouTube directors to self-regulate under new censorship scheme” was written by Vanessa Thorpe, arts and media correspondent, for The Observer on Sunday 16th June 2013 00.28 UTC

A simple plan to offer children protection from harmful and inappropriate internet footage by clearly rating it with traffic light symbols is to be tested this summer. The project, developed by the British Board of Film Classification in collaboration with partners in Italy and the Netherlands, could also allow powerful internet service providers and search engines a new path through the current controversy about their unregulated content.

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