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Colin Kaepernick called (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colin_Kaepernick) from the ship that already sailed, and he'd like to remind us all about the 1968 Black Power Salute (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1968_Olympics_Black_Power_salu...) while offering a discount on tickets to the Summit Series (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Summit_Series).

Politics and sports have been intertwined for as long as there have been organized sports (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Olympic_Games#Politics). If e-Sports are in fact Sports, and if Blizzard intends to exercise control over political speech of ostensibly independent players, then ultimately Blizzard has accepted responsibility for its corporate political speech via the sport, which evidently includes a pro-mainland stance on Hong Kong.






Cathy Freeman defied the Olympic rules and carried the Aboriginal flag at the 2000 Olympics, and went on to carry the Olympic flag at the 2002 Winter Olympics opening ceremonies! Sports are one of the best venues for protest because they give you an audience that can be global.

https://spitztengle.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/cathy-freema...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cathy_Freeman


We should all boycott Blizzard and not buy their games regardless of how good they are. We should try and convince everyone we possibly can to join us. Freedom and preventing unjust state beatings and murder is more important than having some fun.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bnetd#Blizzard_takedown_demand...

We've known Blizzard to be fuckers since at least 2002. The only way I can play their games now is by getting comped copies via pro player friends; I refuse to ever give them a dime.


Blizzard and Activision, since they share a stock price.



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