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  • Hacktivists house censored texts in 'Minecraft' library
  • Hacktivists house censored texts in 'Minecraft' library
    Reporters Without Borders (2020) ©

Hacktivists house censored texts in 'Minecraft' library

The world of Minecraft can seem limitless – with people creating mind-bending fantasy worlds. Reporters Without Borders has taken to the free-form virtual world to construct a massive online library – filling it with banned texts in hopes of dodging firewalls and censorious regimes.



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    Party at Mine(craft?): how kids are communicating now

    The way children communicate with their peers, family, and teachers has shifted dramatically thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. But what are the long-term implications for how they socialise, learn, and play? And how are parents and brands mitigating fears around safety and screen addiction?

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    What does escapism look like in a pandemic?

    With people spending more time at home, they’re turning to entertainment to break the monotony of the everyday and channel their anxiety into something more hands-on. But can escapism really help people feel more empowered? And how do they want brands to speak to them during a pandemic?

  • Minecrafters on lockdown unite to build a digital earth

    Minecrafters on lockdown unite to build a digital earth

    A Minecraft player has brought thousands of gamers together to build a virtual Earth. The project allows those involved to feel some control during the COVID-19 crisis, all the while encouraging a sense of togetherness and solidarity amid widespread physical isolation.