Australia Concerned Over Chinese Threat to Punish Athletes for Free Speech

Australian Sports Minister Richard Colbeck said the potential restrictions on athletes’ speech at the Beijing Winter Olympics are “very concerning,” after China warned of “punishment” for political comments at the Games. Colbeck said the Australian government opposed China’s advisory and …

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Spain Mandates Streaming Platforms to Air shows in Regional Languages

Spain will require streaming companies such as Netflix to screen episodes in regional languages and would apply penalties if they do not comply under a law likely to be adopted in 2022. According to the proposed regulation, at least 6% …

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Squid Game Smuggler Sentenced to Death in North Korea

A smuggler who sold copies of Netflix’s popular hit series “Squid Game” in North Korea has been condemned to death by firing squad. The individual reportedly sneaked copies of the Korean-language show into North Korea on USB drives, where seven …

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