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Porno teaches Maryland a valuable lesson

By April 8, 2009

But one of the more entertaining lessons one learns is: If you don't want to help someone spread their message, don't attempt to censor them.

Case in point: Maryland State Senator Andrew P. Harris' recent attempts to ban University of Maryland students from showing Pirates II: Stagnetti's Revenge, a pornographic tribute to the Pirates of the Caribbean films.

Harris' threats to cut off all of University of Maryland funding if the school allowed students to show the film on campus has garnered international attention for the film. The story has been picked up by Fox, ABC, CBS, The Washington Times, The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, and even TIME (in which the author points out this very same phenomenon)... Download file "5"

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