Alexandra Greene, a 31 year old member of the Australian Classification Board says her role is not to censor, but rather to inform people about what they are about to watch and if necessary restrict the content from being viewed.
You've got to wonder what Greene thinks restricting legal content is, if not an act of censorship. Playing our national mummy perhaps?
She goes onto tell News.com.au in this interview that 'People should be able to watch or read what they like but we do need to protect people and children from unsolicited material, or at least give them the choice if they want to watch it.'
'I saw an interview with (Scottish comedian) Ronnie Barker where he said double entendres were OK because the children couldn't understand it and the adults would get a laugh. But now it's that adults get offended because they're worried their kids might understand.'
Do kids even give a hoot? Grow up Mum.
posted by Michael Meloni