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Comment #36382 by fizi_water

fizi_water Jun 5th 2011, 11:16 PM #

So they should also ban from TV names like Youtube, Google, Gmail, MSN, Xbox Live, and many, many others, as all of them are proprietary. In fact they should not speak at all on TV lol, as almost every sentence will require them to look for awkward synonyms to replace.

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France bans the words 'Facebook' and 'Twitter' from TV and radio

France bans the words 'Facebook' and 'Twitter' from TV and radio

The ban is in line with a nearly 20-year-old law that says mentioning such services is an act of advertising. It has been criticised as ridiculous in some quarters.