You tube fights Russian video ban


A video demonstrating how someone can show an actual blade sticking on a wrist had put YouTube in action.The video which shows the makeup effect one can create using blunt blade,fake blood and glue has been flagged for block.The Russian consumer watchdog flagged  this video as  a tutorial to  commit suicide. YouTube has decided to fight back the law which lists such videos as improper for the viewers and directly attacks the freedom of expression.

Last year, Russian Upperhouse passed the law putting child pornography,drugs promotions and suicide instructions video under blacklist. Though,YouTube has blocked the video to keep the YouTube domain safe from blocking.The YouTube filed a case asking the UpperHouse to clarify the boundaries used by watchdog to blacklist the video .The Internet Censorship has become a hot topic in Russia.The court verdict could decide the future course of the tech industry in Russia.

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