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41 Censored, Blocked and Banned Creations

— May 18, 2009 — Naughty
Some innovation is so hot, edgy and inappropriate, that it has to be shut down by 'the man'. Accordingly, this cluster showcases a collection of things that were censored, banned or blocked. 

The list ranges from Walmart's fake blogs to censor bar sunglasses. In fact, it even includes an article about Trend Hunter getting banned in China (which accordingly was when we knew we made it).

Implications - The unseen is a titillating and exciting experience because of the sense of desire that is created. This sense of desire is motivating factor for consumers because they want to be part of the "it" experience. Companies should consider realeasing limited edition or exclusive content to generate an analogous reaction in their customers.
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Banned Video Graveyards
Banned Video Graveyards
YouTomb
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YouTube Censorship
YouTube Censorship
Terrorists and Guns Axed on Site
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Banned Words for 2009
Banned Words for 2009
Which Overused Words Are Taboo This Year?
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34
Uncensored English News
Uncensored English News
Al-Jazeera Launches in English
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Censoring Digital Books
Censoring Digital Books
iPhone App Store Execs Ban Explicit Literature
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32
Illegal Instrumentalists
Illegal Instrumentalists
Kenny G Music Does Not Strike a Chord With Iran
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31
Fake Blogs Banned
Fake Blogs Banned
Crackdown on Corporate Fakes (Watch Out Wal-Mart, Sony and McDonalds)
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30
Psiphon Peer to Peer Censorship Defeater
Psiphon Peer to Peer Censorship Defeater
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Simulating Censorship For Awareness
Simulating Censorship For Awareness
‘China Channel' Firefox Add-on
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28
Santa Claus banned from Austria
Santa Claus banned from Austria
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Censoring Cigarettes
Censoring Cigarettes
iTunes Removes Mad Men Cigarette
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Censoring Personal Expression
Censoring Personal Expression
Colorado DMV Says No to Tofu License Plates
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25
Social Networking Censorship
Social Networking Censorship
Fighting Facebook's Curious Nipple Policy
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24
Bilateral Amputee Banned From Olympics (Follow-up)
Bilateral Amputee Banned From Olympics (Follow-up)
No Cheetah Blades in Beijing
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Super Censorship Pranks
Super Censorship Pranks
LG LGenious Pushes For NO Sex or Profanity on TV
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Trend Hunter Blocked in China (We've Finally Made it!)
Trend Hunter Blocked in China (We've Finally Made it!)
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Censoring Wine Journalism
Censoring Wine Journalism
French Wine Makers Revolt Against New Rules
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Credit Card Company Censorship
Credit Card Company Censorship
Mythbusters RFID Segment Axed
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Banned Mini Ad
Banned Mini Ad
Controversial Guerrilla Campaign
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Censorship Rises Again
Censorship Rises Again
Cops Remove Abercrombie & Fitch Display, Arrest Manager
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Masking Censorship
Masking Censorship
World Press Freedom Ads
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Censortising
Censortising
Censorship Conveys The Message For Wonderbra
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Cocaine Is Legal (FOLLOW UP)
Cocaine Is Legal (FOLLOW UP)
Energy Drink Not Banned Despite Rumours
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14
Censor Bar Sunglasses
Censor Bar Sunglasses
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13
Banned Scarevertising
Banned Scarevertising
Shocking NHS Video for Teen Pregnancy Banned from YouTube
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12
Censored Skin As Art
Censored Skin As Art
Saudi Fashion Ads for CHANGE
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11
Censorship as Direction
Censorship as Direction
Beate Uhse Ads
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10
Sexy Xbox Game Banned
Sexy Xbox Game Banned
Mass Effect Banned in Singapore
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9
Censor Bar Music Videos
Censor Bar Music Videos
Make the Girl Dance Comes Out With Minimizing Music Video
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8
Fake Obscene Advertising
Fake Obscene Advertising
These MMMafia Censored Ads are Fauxtastic
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7
Banning Macabre Art
Banning Macabre Art
Encore Events' 'The Universe Within' Banned in France
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Censoring in Real-Time
Censoring in Real-Time
USPTO Grants Microsoft Patent
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5
Onstage Censorship
Onstage Censorship
Daniel Radcliffe's Wand Remains Unseen in Equus
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Banned Designer Billboards
Banned Designer Billboards
Sexy Armani Exchange Promo Deemed 'Too Racy'
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Banned Shockvertisements
Banned Shockvertisements
Overly-Morbid Print Ads
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Banvertisements
Banvertisements
10 Over-the-Top Ads Banned Worldwide (This is Why We Love the Web)
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Banned Celebrity Ads
Banned Celebrity Ads
Eva Mendes for CK Secret Obsession
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