Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Swear-In: Fine is a Four-Letter Word

From my Global Voices post about the Victorian on-the-spot-fines for swearing :

Melbourne has just had a swear-in outside Victoria’s State Parliament to protest against new laws for on-the-spot fines for swearing.

...This issue has caused a lot of web chatter in places other than the usual suspects: mostly outrage or disbelief, mixed with a lot of humour.

The swear-in rally drew a smaller crowd than had indicated their intention to attend on Facebook. Perhaps the f**kwalk on 25 June, 2011, based on the recent slutwalk, will have more success.
Australia’s Swear-In: Fine is a Four-Letter Word

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