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Thursday, May 17, 2007

One Hit News

A US federal appeal court has overturned a ruling preventing Google's image-search displaying small versions of photos from an adult website. BBC
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New Zealand: A controversial law effectively banning parents from smacking their children has been passed by New Zealand's parliament.

The legislation closes a legal loophole that allowed parents to use "reasonable force" to discipline their child
. BBC
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Is Shock Tactic Advertising effective in getting us to stop our vices? Sky News; Warning: Contains "graphic" styled images that some may consider offensive.
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Plzeň remembers welcoming Patton's Third Army after 62 years and rolls out once-forbidden memorabilia of the liberation from the Nazis, Prague Post:

    For more than 40 years after U.S. forces drove Nazi Germany from Plzeň, west Bohemia, an important truth was kept quiet. Although this event was known as the “liberation” of Plzeň, the city continued to suffer under the oppressive censorship of Soviet communism, and schoolchildren were taught that it was the Russians who freed Plzeň from the Nazis’ grip.

    But private memories persisted. Many people remembered the massive celebration when the Americans rolled into town in May 1945. Families secretly kept photos, and some even hid U.S. military vehicles that had been left behind.

Click the link and read the whole story, it is terrific!
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An Internet-based paramilitary game in which players are encouraged to become republican or loyalist gunmen has been slammed as "tasteless" by the family of a terrorist victim. Belfast Telegraph

Comments:
this copyright stuff is so bogus. totally smells of either cash in the judge's pocket, or really dense judical thinking.

speaking of dense, the sound you hear is my point on the past post whizzing by you. and no i did not compromise myself with a broad brush. try reading again when you have time.
 
Well, that's because you're one of the blogosphere's most notorious violaters of copyright law! (wink, nod).

Did follow up on your post on "the Nuge" and its sarcasm.

Thanks Rev!
 
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