Friday, March 9, 2007

Censorship Continued

If you intend to peek-a-boo the next Sports Illustrated annual swimsuit issue, you'll have to buy it. After "catching heat" in previous years, the magazine didn't even wait for censorship this time; it censored itself, and "decided not to send the issue to an entire group of subscribers that included schools and libraries," says the LAT. An angry librarian argues that people should be able to decide for themselves. And they do: "Around 1%, or 30,000, of the magazine's subscribers choose to opt out of receiving the swimsuit issue every year by contacting the magazine's customer service department." Their loss. [related]
photo Getty Images via LAT