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Offline nobodyjune61944

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Bing censors "Tank Man" search
« on: June 04, 2021, 04:06:21 PM »
The commie suckups at the USA tech giants have censored all searches (including in the good ole USA) for "Tank Man" from the Tiananmen Square protest/massacre on behalf of the Chinese Communists.

No, this is not satire.

see: https://www.vice.com/en/article/qj8v9m/bing-censors-tank-man

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I guess it's sort of nice that the word "tactical" seems to refer to some kind of seriousness during your moments of mental clarity.
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Re: Bing censors "Tank Man" search
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2021, 08:42:29 PM »
The famous pic showed up right away for me using ‘Tianamen Square Tank Man’ using Google images.
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Re: Bing censors "Tank Man" search
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2021, 09:12:02 PM »
The famous pic showed up right away for me using ‘Tianamen Square Tank Man’ using Google images.

He’s talking about bing...not google.
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Re: Bing censors "Tank Man" search
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2021, 08:08:25 AM »
Interesting how when these cases of censorship are brought into the light, they always get blamed on "human error".
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Re: Bing censors "Tank Man" search
« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2021, 02:45:53 PM »
Communism was a pretty big human error, so I guess that explanation checks out.   :-"
It makes no difference what men think of war, said the judge.  War endures.  As well ask men what they think of stone.  War was always here.  Before man was, war waited for him.  The ultimate trade awaiting its ultimate practitioner.  That is the way it was and will be.  That way and not some other way.
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If they made nothing but WWII games, I'd be perfectly content.  Hypothetical matchups from alternate history 1980s, asymmetrical US-bashes-some-3rd world guerillas, or minor wars between Upper Bumblescum and outer Kaboomistan hold no appeal for me.
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I guess it's sort of nice that the word "tactical" seems to refer to some kind of seriousness during your moments of mental clarity.
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Re: Bing censors "Tank Man" search
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2021, 02:09:32 PM »
Communism was a pretty big human error, so I guess that explanation checks out.   :-"

Was ?

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Re: Bing censors "Tank Man" search
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2021, 02:22:43 PM »
Communism was a pretty big human error, so I guess that explanation checks out.   :-"

Was ?
Well, yeah. They fixed it, right?
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Re: Bing censors "Tank Man" search
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2021, 02:29:06 PM »
This should have been in R&P, which is locked for the time being, so this thread will now be too.
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