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post Thu 23rd February 2012, 3:41pm
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<img alt="" height="1" width="1" />Censorship as Performance Art: Uzbekistan's Bizarre [b]Wikipedia Ban[/b]
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By Sarah Kendzior The country's decision to block the Uzbek-language wiki may be more about showmanship and nationalism than controlling information. Uzbekistan's ban on Wikipedia is censorship as performance art. The ban, enacted late last month, ...

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post Thu 23rd February 2012, 5:07pm
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Interesting article, written clearly.

Not surprisingly, it's possible that Wikipedia's obsession with gay sex penises may be the culprit here.
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post Thu 23rd February 2012, 9:37pm
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We have three Uzbekistan threads. Can these be merged please.
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