Re: Bug#283578: ITP: hot-babe -- erotic graphical system activitymonitor
On Tuesday 07 Dec 2004 20:26, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> > I don't think this holds. Censoring is editing for ideological
> > reasons, which is a subset of editing. It has nothing to do with who
> > does it. A censor is a third party, and editor is a third party, at
> > least in literary terms.
> Is removing legal material to protect the viewer from material
> that is deemed ideologically inappropriate by some considered "
> editing for ideological reasons"?
It may well be, it could also be editing in the interests of practicality.
I'm not interested in sophistry. If you want to call it censorship call it
that, I don't mind. But be aware that it is an emotionally charged word and
using it pretty much destroys any chance of a reasoned debate.