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At a basic level, it means that if you use an Internet service such as Facebook or YouTube to say something obscene or unlawful, then you, not the Internet service, are the one responsible for having said the thing.Senate hauls Zuckerberg, Dorsey into hearing to yell at them about tweets|Kate Cox|October 29, 2020|Ars Technica
Navigating this Land Cruiser through conditions that challenge even my built Ford Ranger has become so easy and so smooth that it’s almost obscene.
“It’s completely obscene that oil companies can cause an oil spill and then profit off it,” said Hollin Kretzmann, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity, an environmental nonprofit organization.Oil Companies Are Profiting From Illegal Spills. And California Lets Them.|by Janet Wilson, The Desert Sun, and Lylla Younes, ProPublica|September 18, 2020|ProPublica
Smarter people are probably arguing over that now for obscene amounts of money.This decade’s most important marketing question: What data rights do advertisers possess?|Kirk Williams|September 17, 2020|Search Engine Land
In June, the executive offices of the Metropolitan Opera were broken into and graffitied with obscene messages.
People who are constantly suppressing the urge to make the most obscene, offensive jokes that spring to mind.
Anything involving that obscene level of cash will definitely have juicy stories behind it.Speed Read: Kenneth Vogel’s ‘Big Money’ Shows How PACs Control Politics|William O’Connor|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A monumental political bombshell, his obscene downfall was a cinematic gimme, sure to set screenwriter hearts aflutter.French Political Sex Movie About DSK Sets Cannes Aquiver|Tracy McNicoll|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To Helms, LGBT Americans were “weak, morally sick wretches,” and AIDS education was “obscene” and “revolting.”Ties to Secessionist Sympathizers? Don't Worry, Rand Paul Will Still Endorse You|Jamelle Bouie|December 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Houston said an obscene word under his breath, jammed his hat on his head, put on his coat, and left his apartment.The Penal Cluster|Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
The reviewer put an obscene construction upon it, and imputed to her his own malignant inference.Bygones Worth Remembering, Vol. 1 (of 2)|George Jacob Holyoake
It was as though the mud in him had been stirred by an obscene hand.Boy Woodburn|Alfred Ollivant
Others, round and squat, resembled the fat and obscene deities of Eastern religions.The Rules of the Game|Stewart Edward White
In stanza 28 he has evidently not the smallest notion of the meaning of the word "obscene" as applied to ravens.Ephemera Critica|John Churton Collins