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4th Sep '17 7:59:31 AM SeptimusHeap
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* In Brazil, when the government prohibited the selling of ''Everlast'', ''VideoGame/{{Counter-Strike}}'', and ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoViceCity'' on any shop or their availability in Lan Houses Country-wide for their unquestionable violence, the demand of those games almost ''doubled''.

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* In Brazil, when the government prohibited the selling of ''Everlast'', ''VideoGame/{{Counter-Strike}}'', ''VideoGame/CounterStrike'', and ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoViceCity'' on any shop or their availability in Lan Houses Country-wide for their unquestionable violence, the demand of those games almost ''doubled''.
30th Aug '17 7:23:48 AM HalcyonDayz
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* The [[http://nocussing.com No Cussing Club]] had a lot of publicity, but because of all the hatemail and Anonymous attacks, it got ''even more''. Now the founder boasts [[{{Determinator}} not giving up]] and even writes books and makes DVDs about his club, despite being (supposedly) the most cyberbullied kid in the world, which he proudly boasts on the front cover of his book...for whatever reason.

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* The [[http://nocussing.com No Cussing Club]] had a lot of publicity, but because of all the hatemail and Anonymous attacks, it got ''even more''. Now the founder boasts [[{{Determinator}} not giving up]] and even writes books and makes DVDs [=DVDs=] about his club, despite being (supposedly) the most cyberbullied kid in the world, which he proudly boasts on the front cover of his book...for whatever reason.
20th Aug '17 9:13:09 PM legoking831
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* ''The Falcon and the Snowman'' is a minor example. Although Googling it does turn up quite a few results and it was a well-received movie when it initially came out, many contemporary audiences have learned of the film because of it falling victim to [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Captain_Midnight_broadcast_signal_intrusion the Captain Midnight broadcast hijack.]] The perpetrator, whose alias the incident is named after, was fed up with the then-new practices of premium content providers (HBO in this case) scrambling their signals and not only requiring expensive descramblers to view them, but also a monthly fee on top of it. Because the perpetrator ran a satellite business of his own and it was causing damages to it, he blocked the signal out of frustration with an on-screen message in protest using the equipment he already had at his engineering job. He just so happened to be performing this intrusion during a showing of this movie, and because broadcast intrusions are such a rarity and pieces of history in their own right, much of the modern publicity this movie gets is due to this exact incident.
19th Aug '17 4:26:27 PM DavidDelony
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* Many forms of popular music in the 20th century were largely built on controversy. Ragtime, blues, jazz, swing, rock and roll and it's sub-genres, heavy metal and punk, and their sub-genres, and gangster rap. Some received considerably larger backlashes than others, but they were all aided by the claims that they had marked the downfall of society.

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* Many forms of popular music in the 20th century were largely built on controversy. Ragtime, blues, jazz, swing, rock and roll and it's its sub-genres, heavy metal and punk, and their sub-genres, and gangster rap. Some received considerably larger backlashes than others, but they were all aided by the claims that they had marked the downfall of society.
12th Aug '17 4:37:04 PM nombretomado
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Popetown}}'' was supposedly "''Series/FatherTed'' [[XMeetsY meets]] ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''"; characters included an infantile [[UsefulNotes/ThePope Pope]] and cardinals involved with slavery. Success varied from country to country in its native UK it didn't even make it on air.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Popetown}}'' was supposedly "''Series/FatherTed'' [[XMeetsY [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''"; characters included an infantile [[UsefulNotes/ThePope Pope]] and cardinals involved with slavery. Success varied from country to country in its native UK it didn't even make it on air.
12th Aug '17 2:39:56 PM Eagal
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* In [[UsefulNotes/AmericanFootball American football]], San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick shocked the country when he remained seated during the NationalAnthem of a pre-season game. He told the media in the locker room after the game that he was doing it to peacefully protest the recent [[PoliceBrutality police killings of unarmed African Americans]], with no punishment happening to the police officers in question. This sparked an outrage by many Americans at first. But after many racist comments against Kaepernick, and more unarmed African Americans being killed, people began to defend his right to protest, including President UsefulNotes/BarackObama and other political figures. People in football and other sports began joining his [[FollowTheLeader silent protest]], sparking a debate about freedom of expression. His sports jersey which wasn't selling much, became the number 1 selling jersey for weeks. And Kaepernick, who was in danger of getting kicked off the team before he started his protest, was able to earn his starting job back, much to the disappointment of his detractors. Unfortunately, [[http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/poll-main-reason-for-nfl-ratings-drop-due-to-players-kneeling-during-anthem/ the national anthem protests led to many fans not tuning in to NFL games and the ratings went down by 12%]]. Meanwhile, Kaepernick fueled more controversy with several MalcolmXerox esque actions such as wearing Black Panther Party apparel, praising Cuban dictator Fidel Castro (while his team was playing in ''Miami'' no less), and [[http://sports.yahoo.com/news/after-starting-protest-of-status-quo-colin-kaepernick-didnt-vote-150157168.html refused to exercise his right to vote during the 2016 election]]. He also played rather poorly after earning his job back, with an NFL worst 66.2 passer rating among starters and only winning one game, resulting in him being re-benched briefly. In March 2017, after becoming a fee agent, Kaepernick announced that the next season he would stand for the National Anthem, likely in an attempt to maximize his value. As of yet, not a single NFL team has shown any interest in signing Kaepernick with [[http://www.sportingnews.com/nfl/news/giants-owner-john-mara-colin-kaepernick-emotional-issue-protest-nfl-free-agency/pceu3rxir85s10yinsoda6o6r at least one team owner admitting that Kaepernick's current skill level would not make the PR nightmare that would result from the signing worth it.]]
11th Aug '17 8:58:24 AM SeptimusHeap
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* ''Kodomo no Jikan'' might not have gotten so much media attention if Seven Seas Entertainment had not publicly announced that it would cease distributing it in the USA because of its questionable {{lolicon}} content.

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* ''Kodomo no Jikan'' might not have gotten so much media attention if Seven Seas Entertainment had not publicly announced that it would cease distributing it in the USA because of its questionable {{lolicon}} LoliconAndShotacon content.
29th Jul '17 1:54:13 AM Piterpicher
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* Durward Kirby, co-star of ''Series/CandidCamera'' in the early 1960s, once threatened to sue JayWard Inc for parodying his name in ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle'' (with a NiceHat called the "Kirward Derby"). Ward's response? "Please sue us, we love the publicity." Kirby dropped it because his case wasn't strong enough.

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* Durward Kirby, co-star of ''Series/CandidCamera'' in the early 1960s, once threatened to sue JayWard Creator/JayWard Inc for parodying his name in ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle'' (with a NiceHat called the "Kirward Derby"). Ward's response? "Please sue us, we love the publicity." Kirby dropped it because his case wasn't strong enough.
28th Jul '17 10:49:00 AM Odacon_Spy
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* An interesting case concerning ''Film/TheInterview''. The film would have probably flown under the radar had it been about anything or any''one'' else. However, because it was about the comedic assassination of North Korea leader Kim Jung Un, it managed to piss off North Korea, leading to Sony being hacked and releasing a bunch of e-mail. Now everyone, even the President of the United States, wants the film released, but Sony, licking its wounds, had refused to. Though now apparently they are going for a limited release, on the original release date. [[note]]In fairness to Sony, they only pulled the film after the movie theater companies refused to show it. [[/note]]

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* An interesting case concerning ''Film/TheInterview''. The film would have probably flown under the radar had it been about anything or any''one'' else. However, because it was about the comedic assassination of North Korea leader Kim Jung Un, Jong-un, it managed to piss off North Korea, leading to Sony being hacked and releasing a bunch of e-mail. Now everyone, even the President of the United States, wants the film released, but Sony, licking its wounds, had refused to. Though now apparently they are going for a limited release, on the original release date. [[note]]In fairness to Sony, they only pulled the film after the movie theater companies refused to show it. [[/note]]
30th Jun '17 10:47:24 AM kquinn0830
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* In [[UsefulNotes/AmericanFootball American football]], San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick shocked the country when he remained seated during the NationalAnthem of a pre-season game. He told the media in the locker room after the game that he was doing it to peacefully protest the recent [[PoliceBrutality police killings of unarmed African Americans]], with no punishment happening to the police officers in question. This sparked an outrage by many Americans at first. But after many racist comments against Kaepernick, and more unarmed African Americans being killed, people began to defend his right to protest, including President UsefulNotes/BarackObama and other political figures. People in football and other sports began joining his [[FollowTheLeader silent protest]], sparking a debate about freedom of expression. His sports jersey which wasn't selling much, became the number 1 selling jersey for weeks. And Kaepernick, who was in danger of getting kicked off the team before he started his protest, was able to earn his starting job back, much to the disappointment of his detractors. Unfortunately, [[http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/poll-main-reason-for-nfl-ratings-drop-due-to-players-kneeling-during-anthem/ the national anthem protests led to many fans not tuning in to NFL games and the ratings went down by 12%]]. Meanwhile, Kaepernick has fueled more controversy with several MalcolmXerox esque actions such as wearing Black Panther Party apparel, praising Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, and [[http://sports.yahoo.com/news/after-starting-protest-of-status-quo-colin-kaepernick-didnt-vote-150157168.html refusing to exercise his right to vote during the 2016 election]]. He has also played rather poorly since earning his job back, with an NFL worst 66.2 passer rating among current starters and failing to win a single game thus far. In March 2017, after becoming a fee agent, Kaepernick announced that the next season he would stand for the National Anthem, likely in an attempt to maximize his value. As of yet, not a single NFL team has shown any interest in signing Kaepernick.

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* In [[UsefulNotes/AmericanFootball American football]], San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick shocked the country when he remained seated during the NationalAnthem of a pre-season game. He told the media in the locker room after the game that he was doing it to peacefully protest the recent [[PoliceBrutality police killings of unarmed African Americans]], with no punishment happening to the police officers in question. This sparked an outrage by many Americans at first. But after many racist comments against Kaepernick, and more unarmed African Americans being killed, people began to defend his right to protest, including President UsefulNotes/BarackObama and other political figures. People in football and other sports began joining his [[FollowTheLeader silent protest]], sparking a debate about freedom of expression. His sports jersey which wasn't selling much, became the number 1 selling jersey for weeks. And Kaepernick, who was in danger of getting kicked off the team before he started his protest, was able to earn his starting job back, much to the disappointment of his detractors. Unfortunately, [[http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/poll-main-reason-for-nfl-ratings-drop-due-to-players-kneeling-during-anthem/ the national anthem protests led to many fans not tuning in to NFL games and the ratings went down by 12%]]. Meanwhile, Kaepernick has fueled more controversy with several MalcolmXerox esque actions such as wearing Black Panther Party apparel, praising Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, Castro (while his team was playing in ''Miami'' no less), and [[http://sports.yahoo.com/news/after-starting-protest-of-status-quo-colin-kaepernick-didnt-vote-150157168.html refusing refused to exercise his right to vote during the 2016 election]]. He has also played rather poorly since after earning his job back, with an NFL worst 66.2 passer rating among current starters and failing to win a single game thus far.only winning one game, resulting in him being re-benched briefly. In March 2017, after becoming a fee agent, Kaepernick announced that the next season he would stand for the National Anthem, likely in an attempt to maximize his value. As of yet, not a single NFL team has shown any interest in signing Kaepernick.Kaepernick with [[http://www.sportingnews.com/nfl/news/giants-owner-john-mara-colin-kaepernick-emotional-issue-protest-nfl-free-agency/pceu3rxir85s10yinsoda6o6r at least one team owner admitting that Kaepernick's current skill level would not make the PR nightmare that would result from the signing worth it.]]
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