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    Posted: October 10 2013 at 02:10
LOLLOLLOLLOLLOL

Roger Waters - The Pros and Cons of Hitch-hiking cover has been censured.....Well, well, well I thought the old apartheid regime had long died but apparently not.

" They sell Pepsi in the Andes.....it's a miracle"

It is all about advertising revenue folks, how low or high will you go?
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We're working on it Chris.

I would like to say: "well, at least they've not put fig-leaves on bronze statues".... but alas...
Black Sabbath The Eternal Idol album cover
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LOLLOL and now check at Roxy Music's Country Life



Thumbs DownLOLLOLLOLLOL how rediculous


Edited by Chris S - October 10 2013 at 02:51
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Hey, boobies! Just like what girls got!

This is f**king pathetic and ridiculous.

Guess we better get that nude video of Andy Latimar swinging naked on a wrecking ball taken down right away too.

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Mmm, controversial issue but we've got cautioned by Censored someone.



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if anything, the blurring of Country Life just makes it worse LOL


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^ And that MUST notify us something por ... g ...
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Originally posted by Dean Dean wrote:

if anything, the blurring of Country Life just makes it worse LOL

Just looked at that myself, it makes them look more nude than ever!
Those wicked girls!
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Max has a lot of work infront of him. Is this happening in MMA as well? I haven't seen this happening in any other site.
I think it's much more offensive bluring someone's art work than presenting it, I mean come on it's not that it is pornography or anything even remotely close.

But maybe he should have started with this  LOL

Outrageous anyway!
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Has the PMRC been frequenting PA lately?
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Amazon.com don't censure their covers. Maybe the owner has a new spiritual path, I cannot see advertorial's being withdrawn as a valid threat either.....Evil Smile.......out jezebel

Maybe the sites gonna be sold to Magic School Bus & Co and needs to be squeaky clean
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The site costs money to run. Visitors to the site currently consume 4TB of data a month - that is a huge bandwidth that has to be paid for. Add to that the cost of the maintenance and storage and leasing.

Unless we charge for usage (yeah, right, like that's gonna work) or find a sponsor (not a good idea) then Google Ads are the only viable way of paying for it. So yes, threat of withdrawal of adverts is very serious and very valid. The violation warning notice Max received from Goolge AdSense is very real. If we lose Google Ads we lose the site - plain as.

Personally, I think Google Ads are over reacting and Max is being over-cautious, we need to balance the need for complying with Google's Terms and Conditions and being sensible about it.




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Very fair, Dean.

It's a shame that the Google Adsense can't tell the difference between erotic imagery and outright pornography.

Also, I very much doubt that there's many young kids looking into the world of progressive rock that could potentially be offended.
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Originally posted by Aussie-Byrd-Brother Aussie-Byrd-Brother wrote:

Very fair, Dean.

It's a shame that the Google Adsense can't tell the difference between erotic imagery and outright pornography.

Also, I very much doubt that there's many young kids looking into the world of progressive rock that could potentially be offended.




btw: Max was given 3 days to comply, we are currently on Day 2


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      I'm not sure about possible conflict with the law for cover art modifications. Maybe at least some explanation, that picture of cover not match with original?  

Edited by progresssaurus - October 10 2013 at 05:21
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Sign of the times.....the cyber world continues to dumb down everything and privacy laws get more enforced (Lack of privacy). Return to good old country style living, no smartphones, no Internet, no TV.....just good old communes, free love and sharing of ideas. Google is worse than FB now.....enemies of the state, maximize advertising revenues in cyberspace and put a stranglehold on businesses......Bullets for brains

In South Africa in the 70's we had a magazine called Scope. Yes it was mainly targeted towards the male population and the middle pages had these voluptuous white only ladies with their nipples replaced by starsLOL Well this is just as ridiculous and if Adsense has no measure of what is good or bad nudity then so be it. We are clearly so insignificant in the broad scheme of things there must be thousands of web owners panicking about falling revenues so lets start censuring reference to sex or drugs in songs too....ban the Beatles and Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds.......come on I dare you.Or is Google purely concerned with the visual impact only? Hypocrisy methinks...they only care about the aspect associated with revenues. 
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Originally posted by progresssaurus progresssaurus wrote:

      I'm not sure about possible conflict with the law for cover art modifications. Maybe at least some explanation, that picture of cover not match with original?  

What you currently see is a quick-fix, Max is working on a better solution.


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Originally posted by Chris S Chris S wrote:

Sign of the times.....the cyber world continues to dumb down everything and privacy laws get more enforced (Lack of privacy). Return to good old country style living, no smartphones, no Internet, no TV.....just good old communes, free love and sharing of ideas. Google is worse than FB now.....enemies of the state, maximize advertising revenues in cyberspace and put a stranglehold on businesses......Bullets for brains
In South Africa in the 70's we had a magazine called Scope. Yes it was mainly targeted towards the male population and the middle pages had these voluptuous white only ladies with their nipples replaced by starsLOL Well this is just as ridiculous and if Adsense has no measure of what is good or bad nudity then so be it. We are clearly so insignificant in the broad scheme of things there must be thousands of web owners panicking about falling revenues so lets start censuring reference to sex or drugs in songs too....ban the Beatles and Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds.......come on I dare you.Or is Google purely concerned with the visual impact only? Hypocrisy methinks...they only care about the aspect associated with revenues.


Hypocrisy indeed. Some of their ads can compete in loathsomeness with the explicit cover artwork on some albums. I do not like most of these covers, blurred or not, but what really bugs me is that these s can impose content modifications on site owners .

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Originally posted by Dean Dean wrote:

Google's guidelines: "... or provocative poses (even if clothed) that have sexually gratifying overtones. "

Embarrassed       

(sorry LOL)

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