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Aang can stay ASIAN and still SAVE THE WORLD

Paul B. Hartzog's picture

Viacom uses copyright to censor racism protest

Madeline sez, "To protest the casting of white actors in Asian and Inuit roles for the live-action production of 'The Last Airbender,' (based on the animated series 'Avatar: The Last Airbender,' which features primarily Asian iconography, calligraphy, and fight choreography), fan Glockgal began making t-shirts that read 'This is not a tan' and "Aang can stay Asian and still save the world.' Viacom, one of the companies which owns a license for the series, has ordered Zazzle.com to take down her storefront.

http://www.boingboing.net/2009/05/03/viacom-uses-copyrigh.html

kelson.philo's picture

I would love to use Viacom

I would love to use Viacom as a mega-mediocri-corp bad guy some time...

metaphorical_cowboy's picture

I agree with what you're

I agree with what you're saying, but I'm not sure the article belongs here even though it relates to fantasy. I love this site because it basically stays out of any politics and sticks with writing. Maybe I'm wrong.