Apple has a mysterious, yet evidently strict, approach to controversial content its App store. Does this limit freedom of expression?
Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson describes fan pressure on developers to implement more female video games as censorship, but is this fair?
A deep dive into the fear that immersive fictional content has historically provoked.
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Most often, when FIRE talks about “disinvitations,” the conversation revolves around colleges formally rescinding invitations to speakers because of something controversial associated with the speaker, or students protesting the speaker so much that the school either withdraws its invitation or the speaker backs out “voluntarily.” In more extreme cases, sometimes students will shout down the speaker on stage. However, a different type of disinvitation happened last week at Utah State University—thanks to a heckler’s veto of the worst kind. Feminist video game critic Anita Sarkeesian was slated to speak at Utah State until the university received an anonymous terrorist threat […]
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