Understandably this controversial announcement caused great controversy in society between conservatives and liberals others in between.
Permit pornography or forbid pornography
One's position on this issue depends on the perceived effects pornography has on society (positive) and personal value-judgements about what such effects are desirable or undesirable in society (normative). Reading on these issues can be found on Wikipedia.
Each person's liberty and freedom are affected by society's decisions on the extent to which, and the manners in which, pornography is permitted or forbidden. In my uninformed view, South African citizens should afford Multichoice the right to screen any shows its customers are willing to pay for, subject to the protection of all South Africans' constitutional rights.
Perhaps a debate on this issue is relevant to a blog about liberty. Relevant questions are: