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PostPosted: March 18th, 2015, 1:23 pm 
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POLITICAL CORRECTNESS RUN AMOK!
Politics, sensitivity lead India to rush to ban books, films

http://www.publicopiniononline.com/spor ... ooks-films
"A British documentary. A YouTube comedy clip. A book on Hinduism. Each offended some segment of Indian society, and each was banned or suppressed as a result..."

and

Banned in India: Rushdie, Murugan, Fifty Shades, and...
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/breaking_ ... p?id=58503

I CAN'T BELIEVE PEOPLE STILL CALL THIS OUTFIT A "CHURCH."
6 insane ways the Church of Scientology has tried to silence its critics

http://www.salon.com/2015/03/15/6_insan ... s_partner/
(The "church") "purchased space on 120 billboards and 1,000 bus placards around Los Angeles, publishing ads featuring the journalists’ bylines, the newspaper’s name, and context-free quotes from their articles that made it seem as if their series was actually endorsing Scientology."

AFTER THE LARGE BLURRED LINES JUDGEMENT, EXPECT MORE OF THESE LAWSUITS
8 Songs Accused of Plagiarism That Hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100

http://news.yahoo.com/8-songs-accused-p ... QA3yjQtDMD
"Whether by osmosis, coincidence, common ancestry or, you know, theft, there are plenty of hit songs that sound suspiciously similar to pre-existing material."

and

Why the 'Blurred Lines' Verdict Is an Uphill Battle for Copycats
http://www.billboard.com/articles/busin ... e-copycats


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