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Submitted by myth (Germany), Apr 9, 2014 at 06:30

I can live with the censorship so long as the censors admit to their activity. The message reads "blocked by our software". That is a lie. The verb to use is "to censor", not "to block". Certainly censorship requires a censor. The software did not block it. Blocked by who? Some individual human with a name and a role within the British Library instructed the software to censor the content. I want to know who.

Putting the message's argumentation back on its feet I rephrase: this is "inappropriate" censoring by an individual "catagorised" as -hiding behind anonymity- in order for him or herself to avoid the "public area". A censor "categorised" by "intolerance" toward people who take an interest in "religion" meaning -islam- a word we the censors "filtered" out.

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