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Error Code:

Censorship

Description:

"Censorship" refers to any edit to the video or audio used to obscure or eliminate content that may be considered offensive or illegal for broadcast.

Impact:

Censorship edits impact the Content quality of the asset.  Any obvious edits may be disruptive to a seamless customer viewing experience.  In some cases, they may also interfere with/ alter the creative intent of the content producer. 

Severity Structure:

FYI

N/A

Issue

The censorship is not legally required and noticeably interferes with the creative storytelling. 

How to Prevent:

If content is airing somewhere other than Netflix, where censorship is required, maintain a separate, uncensored  Netflix cut.

Any content that will be exclusive to Netflix should not include any added censorship.

Solution:

Remove any censorship edits that are not legally required and/ or follow the original creative intent of the content producer.

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