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Censorship… It has its benefits

One of the local sex shops (and there are many) periodically plasters the city with its posters, most of which feature scantily-clad or nude women.  The posters could be worse, but they’re certainly not what I want visitors to Bucharest, little children, or young men such as myself to be bombarded with while walking along the streets.

The posters are pasted illegally.  When the posterers (is that even a word?) get caught, they’re always fined.  The sex shop always pays the fine, and then they go right back to breaking the law with another round of posters.

While I’m all for freedom of the press, there are times when censorship has its benefits.  I just really don’t think it’s healthy for anything and everything to be out on the streets.

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