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[ PFIR ] It's now illegal in Russia to share an image of Putin as a gay clown




> On Apr 5, 2017, at 11:25 PM, Cecilia Tanaka <cecilia.tanaka at gmail.com> wrote:
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> From: "PFIR (People For Internet Responsibility) Announcement List" <pfir at pfir.org>
> Date: Apr 5, 2017 22:18
> Subject: [ PFIR ] It's now illegal in Russia to share an image of Putin as a gay clown
> 
> 
> It's now illegal in Russia to share an image of Putin as a gay clown
> 
> https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/04/05/its-now-illegal-in-russia-to-share-an-image-of-putin-as-a-gay-clown/
> 
>         Russia has banned a picture depicting President Vladimir Putin
>         as a potentially gay clown. Russian news outlets are having
>         trouble reporting exactly which image of the Internet's many
>         Putin-gay-clown memes is now illegal to share. Because, you
>         know, it's been banned.  But the picture was described last
>         week on the Russian government's list of things that
>         constitute "extremism."
> 
>  - - -
> 
> Oh, God!  I can't share Putin-gay-clown images anymore!  What will I do in my free time?!  :-o
> 
> The guy isn't smart, hahaha!!  Censorship banning a meme is pretty stupid.  He's begging for a viral, woohoo!!  :D
> 
> #  Cute Bonus:  -  There are long months, I am waiting for this battle.  I'm Japanese.  It's in my genetics to love giant robots with passion!  :D
> 
> http://www.theverge.com/2017/4/5/15192948/giant-robot-duel-megabots-date-venue

How sad for certain cretins that idolize totalitarian rulers :)
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