automated censorship

Boing Boing about Microsofts ridiculous attempt to control the content of the new MSN Spaces blogware product, which was launched yesterday.

My attempt to create an MSN Spaces blog called ‘Pornography and The Law’ is met with rude red text advising me to can the profanity. So, if I were a law student who wanted to start a blog about the history of obscenity law in the United States, I’d be shit out of luck.

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Very bad news for fans of Russian literature. The blog title ‘Lolita is a novel by Vladimir Nabokov’ is deemed inappropriate, as are any titles I try to create with the 1955 book’s nam

Automated censorship fails – in particular if it comes from Redmond.

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