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Post by melodiccolor on Sat Nov 29, 2014 4:54 pm

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/nov/28/china-media-watchdog-bans-wordplay-puns?utm_source=digg&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=howtogeek&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter

This slippery slope of censorship and thought control...at first it seemed absurd, now it's just kind of scary. It's easy to dismiss this as only happening over there, but the entire world has pressures on it to censor what can be shared. This one is just far more open.

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