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RE: Political Correctness Strikes a Blow for free speech....
From: "Jason Lewis" <jlewis () jasonlewis net>
Date: Mon, 7 May 2001 19:33:47 -0400


How popular are these "content filters"?

I got a bounced message from a mailing list I am on.  Chik-Fil-A apparently
thinks the word "damn" is inappropriate.

jas

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-nanog () merit edu [mailto:owner-nanog () merit edu]On Behalf Of
David Lesher
Sent: Monday, May 07, 2001 2:18 PM
To: nanog list
Subject: Political Correctness Strikes a Blow for free speech....



I just love the bounce message I just got back...



Trend SMEX Content Filter has detected sensitive content.

Place = nanog () merit edu; ; ; wb8foz () nrk com
Sender = David Lesher
Subject = Re: [Fwd: Re: HR 1542 [OT, anti-BS attempt, US]]
Delivery Time = May 07, 2001 (Monday) 14:09:15
Policy = Sexual Discrimination
Action on this mail = Quarantine message

Warning message from administrator:
Sender, Content filter has detected a sensitive e-mail.


What a great way to limit my audience to those adult enough
to be willing to risk "sensitive content..."



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