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Re: Remove Pornographic Apps from the "Apps available for download"


This is a mailing list about Unity's design, please reign it in.

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 9:17 PM, Jo-Erlend Schinstad <
joerlend.schinstad@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 24. feb. 2012 02:20, cmaglothin wrote:
>> He didn't say take them out of the market, I think he meant take them out
>> of the suggested apps in the lenses. Or at least make it where non-PG apps
>> are not placed in the suggestions of the lenses by default and have it be
>> opt out.
> I had never heard of PG before you mentioned it. I had to look it up on
> Wikipedia. It's a USA thing, right? Like Mark Twain, Tolkien, Dostojevski,
> etc? Too strong for the american public?
> I will tell you a few things about my perspective. I am under attack by
> everyone. 30% of the population really hates USA in public. Most hate them
> in private, but it's not considered politically correct to hate USA because
> of the Marshall plan, so most don't. 40% of the population hates the arabic
> world. Nobody hates Africa, of course. That would be politically incorrect.
> We are the world, aren't we? I was born in 1980, which makes me a factor.
> Nobody would ever want to mess with africa. That would kill any public
> persons name. China? Everyone hates them, except for the products, of
> course. They hate us and want to make us an new Cuba, but that works out
> fine, because the reason they hate us is our belief in free speech.
> USA is beginning to look like Iran from a Norwegian perspective.
> Unfortunately, the american fundamentalism is the least of our problems
> these days. The level of fundamentalism in a country that claims to be
> free, is staggering. You're punishing teachers for teaching the
> connotations of the word nigger. Have you gone insane? It would be like
> punishing a Norwegian teacher for teaching why nazism is bad. We don't do
> that yet, because we haven't reached the level of insanity that the USA
> has. We are certainly on our way, of course. We still have some pieces of
> democracy and the freedom of speech.
> Let me put it in your own language, that comes to me without any kind of
> involvement on my part. And you'll never find any kind of similar text on
> the internet with my signature on it, the point being that it's quite
> possible to know words without using them;
> Take your american bitch ass motherfucking for-death/pro-life hypocrisy
> and get the fuck out of my internet. And don't let the door hit your fat
> bigoted american ass on your motherfucking way out.
> Or otherwise, we might possibly get together and figure out how to make
> the peoples of the world agree with your views on what's appropriate and
> what's not. That would be a better solution, from my perspective. For
> instance, in Norway, it is perfectly legal for me as a man to go into a
> café with no shirt on, since I'm a man, but they're discussing whether or
> not it should be legal for women to cover their hair. Isn't that beautiful?
> What is your perspective on this with regards to the internet? But
> obviously, I would be wrong. We might for instance discuss whether or not
> Ubuntu should spread books that sell the notion of drinking human blood and
> eating their flesh as a way to become more valuable. But few americans
> would ever champion the idea that Ubuntu should forbid the bible. Would
> they?
> Norwegians who went to America and made a fortune, are promoted as heroes.
> Africans who come to Norway in order to make an honest buck, are considered
> criminals. Trust me when I tell you that I am deeply and personally
> offended by the fact that this is how the world works. I know the USA has
> the same concept with Mexicans.
> I understand the difficulties. But I reject the notion that sexuality
> should be the next victim of the righteous right to decide what's proper
> and what is not. If you want to protest, then protest the promotion of the
> bible or the qur'an or the tora.
> We could not possibly, under any circumstance, sensor naked humans for
> young people without requiring some sort of registration. If you don't like
> that, go make your own distro. In the meantime, perhaps parents should
> teach their own children what to do and what now to do.
> I apologize for my anger on this one, but it just couldn't be helped.
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> Jo-Erlend Schinstad
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