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Censorship gone mad: That Little Faggot Got His Own Jet Airplane! That Little Faggot He’s A Millionaire

Posted by doctore0 on January 14, 2011

Humans = crazy.. sheesh Ban everything, nuke us from orbit.

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5 Responses to “Censorship gone mad: That Little Faggot Got His Own Jet Airplane! That Little Faggot He’s A Millionaire”

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    Canadian radio stations can resume playing Dire Straits’ Money For Nothing after a ban on the song was lifted.

    The 1985 hit single was taken off the airwaves in January after a listener in Newfoundland complained about Mark Knopfler’s use of the word “faggot”.

    His lyrics were deemed to be in a breach of a human rights clause in Canada’s broadcasting code.

    Now the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council has overturned the ruling, saying the word was used satirically.

    The organisation took into account the origin of the lyrics, which Knopfler wrote after observing a shop worker complaining about the differences between his lifestyle and that of musicians he watched on MTV.
    Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits Knopfler regularly sings alternative lyrics in concert

    The council ruled that “the story told in this song, developed at some length over more than eight minutes, provides sufficient plot development, story line and context to justify” the lyrics.

    “The composer’s language appears not to have had an iota of malevolent or insulting intention,” it added in its decision.

    But the body upheld the section of the previous ruling stating the offensive word was inappropriate for broadcast under normal circumstances
    Read more http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-14750076

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