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Facebook in court after deactivating user's account for Courbet's painting
A long-running dispute about the requirements for censorship from Facebook came to a head in the French court. How should Facebook decide what's art and what's pornography? The social network denied that it had banned user because he published a photo of a 19-century female vagina oil painting.
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Manchester art Gallery removes iconic pre-Raphaelite painting in exchange for heated debate
Manchester Art Gallery took down the painting of John William Waterhouse "Hylas and the Nymphs" to "encourage debate" about how such images should be displayed in the modern age. One of the most recognizable of the pre-Raphaelite paintings was removed from gallery's walls on Friday, January 26, 2018. Curators said that it would be temporarily replaced in order to get post reactions from…