Sunday, May 29, 2005

Themes: Corporate Censorship

Nine Inch Nails And MTV Clash Over Bush Photo

More on corporate censorship here and here.


  1. only governments can "censor"

  2. Quit spouting that garbage. A culture can sensor. Whether you call it censorship or taboo subject, it is the same.

    Corporations make policy. Corporations are the government, so if we stick to your narrow definition of the word, it still applies.

  3. corporations = government?

    can you point to the clause in the US Constitution which states this?

  4. I didn't say it was supposed to be this way. I said it is this way.

  5. cen·sor n.

    1. A person authorized to examine books, films, or other material and to remove or suppress what is considered morally, politically, or otherwise objectionable.
    2. An official, as in the armed forces, who examines personal mail and official dispatches to remove information considered secret or a risk to security.
    3. One that condemns or censures.
    4. One of two officials in ancient Rome responsible for taking the public census and supervising public behavior and morals.
    5. Psychology. The agent in the unconscious that is responsible for censorship.