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Under China’s thumb: So you can buy a KillCops t-shirt from the NBA but not a FreeHongKong one

When China is your master, nobody cares if you stand or kneel or thumb your nose at the U.S. flag, but you’d better not cross the Chinese one.

Tha’t’s the ugly picture regarding the China-coopted National Basketball Association (NBA) and its personalized t-shirt sales operation, where Chicom censorship is alive and well.

Turns out you can personalize your t-shirt to say all kinds of ugly things – but not FreeHongKong. Someone programmed that if/else exception in, preventing any freedom lover from printing that reminder of China’s broken treaty destruction of Hong Kong onto their personalized t-shirt.

According to the Daily Caller:

If you try to put in “FreeHongKong” into the name section, a message pops up that reads, “We are unable to customize this item with the text you have entered. Please try a different entry.”

Over at Fox News, someone spoke to customer service about this and got a load of ridiculous explanations – that it refers to a non-NBA city (not true), that it’s too many letters (again not true). Nope, someone programmed in that there will be no FreeHongKong tshirts printed on NBA merchandise.

Read the full story from American Thinker

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