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Scrabble censorship dispute over banning offensive terms

scrabble censorship dispute over banning offensive terms

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Black Lives Matter is changing sport. Superstars take the knee at kick off, while the slogan adorns kits of all kinds, but in one competition it may have a more direct impact on the game itself.Scrabble players are questioning whether racial slurs are simply too offensive to play.Traditionally, the meanings of words used in the game do not matter — players go for the highest-scoring option — but some think that certain words are no longer appropriate. “There’s vigorous debate across the Scrabble community,” said Chris Lipe, chairman of the World English Scrabble Players Association, which governs tournaments in Britain and much of the English-speaking world.Many are against a ban. Ebi Sosseh, a BAME player from Bournemouth, said that it would be

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USMCA – censorship and fine for cell phone repair.

usmca – censorship and fine for cell phone repair.

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The reforms approved to the Federal Copyright Law are an attack on human rights and freedom of expression,” said Luis Fernando García, director of the Network for the Defense of Digital Rights. 

MEXICO CITY (Milenio) – According to the director of R3D, the most affected sector, will be the shops dedicated to smartphones and computer equipment. The new law prohibits diagnosing, inspecting, or servicing electronic equipment. 
The political class shields itself from the scorn it suffers on the Internet through memes and the criticism that highlights its blunders and uncomfortable journalistic investigations.
The new law prohibits diagnosing, inspecting, or servicing electronic equipment. “The reforms to the Federal Copyright Law, approved by the Senate on June 29, are an attack on human rights and freedom of expression,” said Luis Fernando García, director of the Network for the Defense of Digital Rights (R3D).
In an interview, he points out that the reforms approved last Monday, imposed by the implementation of the trade agreement between Mexico, the United States, and Canada (T-MEC), contain two aspects that attack freedom. First, Internet censorship is known as “notice and takedown” which forces online service providers to remove any publication or content from a user when a …

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Eric Trump: Voter fraud, Twitter censorship are real threats to conservatives

eric trump: voter fraud, twitter censorship are real threats to conservatives

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Voter fraud and Twitter censorship pose real threats to conservatives, Eric Trump said Saturday night.”Voter fraud is real and it is absolutely happening every single day. And the Democrats don’t care,” the president’s son told host Jesse Watters during an appearance on Fox News’ “Watters’ World.” “And the media wants to ignore it.”Trump, an executive vice president of the Trump Organization, slammed Democrats for trying to push the narrative that voter fraud involving mail-in ballots doesn’t exist.BIDEN SAYS TRUMP WILL ATTEMPT TO ‘STEAL’ PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONPresident Trump tweeted last Sunday that due to the “process” voters must go through to obtain an absentee ballot, such voting is safer than general mail-in balloting — and he pointed to a voter-fraud scandal in New Jersey in May as evidence that universal mail-in voting would cause widespread problems.Watters then asked Trump about Twitter, alleging the microblogging site was pushing a narrative in favor of mail-in voting, something Trump said was “dangerous.””You and I and every other conservative out there we’ve known what has been happening the whole time,” Trump said. “I mean, every single kind of outspoken conservative has been shadow-banned behind the, behind the scenes. There’s just no question.” …

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Ector County Republican Committee calls to censor Abbott

ector county republican committee calls to censor abbott

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ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) -The Ector County Republican Party Executive Committee penned a letter calling for censorship of the governor. The letter cites Governor Greg Abbott’s actions closing down businesses and mandating masks as in violation of core principles of the Texas Constitution. The document calls for the censorship to be considered by the delegates of the 2020 Republican Party State Convention so penalties can be directed against the governor.Copyright 2020 KOSA. All rights reserved.

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‘Hamilton’ Star Christopher Jackson Weighs in on Disney+’s Decision to Censor F-Words

‘hamilton’ star christopher jackson weighs in on disney+’s decision to censor f-words

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Throughout the entire two-hour, 40-minute musical Hamilton, author Lin-Manuel Miranda used the F-word exactly three times. However, since Disney+ does not include any R-rated films, two of the three instances had to be censored to grant the filmed production a PG-13 rating. Bull actor Christopher Jackson, who originated the role of George Washington in the musical, said the edits really should not matter to viewers.”I want to say that only thing that I noticed was maybe an F-bomb or two,” Jackson said in a recent interview with CinemaBlend, adding that the censorship does not change the meaning of the show. “Outside of that, it’s the show. But I think just because of the motion picture guidelines, it’s way more important that people see it. When my kids sing along to the soundtrack they don’t get to say those words. But the first time my daughter did I said ‘Uncle Lin has some explaining to do.'”Miranda, who also played Alexander Hamilton, was asked about the situation back on June 22 after a fan noticed that the Hamilton movie was rated PG-13. Since the MPAA only allows one use of the F-word in a PG-13 movie, Miranda consented …

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