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8-09-2011 @ 11:25AM
Y'know, I've looked into these "Chinese Panda Laws" a couple of times over the years (pretty much every time a new expansion is about to be released and Pandarens always get brought up), and I think you guys are taking your conclusions just a tad too far.There has, in fact, been one confirmed proposed law in Chengdu that would ban certain uses of panda imagery, basically along the lines of "cheap entertainment". It didn't pass as far as I can tell, but I put the link for it on the first page.I've also come across numerous news articles where people were upset because some panda image wasn't being used in a fun/cute manner. It's somewhere between mildly uncomfortable and Depicting Muhammad, depending on who you talk to. All-in-all, I don't think World of Warcraft's depiction is going to breach most Chinese people's comfort level. I also don't think the Chinese government will censor too much, considering blood and skeletons aren't currently depicted for *any* race.
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