posted on Dec, 13 2009 @ 11:55 AM
Okay i don't know if you've already heard, but a vast amount of people are campaigning against Simon Cowell's X-factor 'karaoke' for the Uk
number one single.
In a message against the corporate mainstream (ironically) the people have chosen to set up an anti-X factor campaign by mass downloaing Rage against
the machine - Killing in the name of.
Now up until this morning the facebook campaign was doing very well, with bookies in the Uk dropping the odds of Rage against the machine from 100/1
Now... as Simon Cowell has already spoken against this campaign , branding it 'stupid' and how dare we the public vote for something other than his
Now... This morning it seems the campaign against the X factor facebook page has mysteriously vanished. From all records.
Is this then a case of the corporates actively censoring any opposition?
Luckily the organisers have set up a back up page as you can see here.:
I don't usually care much for social networking sites, but since i'm writing an essay on the record industry and also keen to see how much
censorship is supported by such big companies, i think this is a VERY interesting case.