Blizzard under fire as Chinese-related censorship spreads to gaming

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Examples have been multiplying in recent days and months of American companies seeming to kowtow to pressure from China to censor content related to things like the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.

Examples include a recent episode of South Park that skewered Hollywood seeming to go overboard in policing itself to pass muster with Chinese censors. That episode ended up getting, you guessed it, banned from the Internet in China. Meantime, Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey recently caught flack from the NBA after he tweeted his support of the Hong Kong protestors. And now a boycott movement is getting underway targetting Blizzard after it took some dramatic steps to punish a player who spoke out about Hong Kong.

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