Sounds familiar?

Here’s a quote from a story in today’s Independent talking about the problems experienced by satirists in Putin’s Russia. It’s an interesting read – and one sentence in particular stood out:

“There’s no central censor these days,” says Zlatkovsky. “Instead, we have the censorship of the fire safety inspectorate; or the censorship of the tax police.”

Now, why should that sound so curiously resonant to me here in the UK?

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