Was his name originally Puck-man? And if so, was it changed for the stated reason?
In a 2010 interview with Wired (archive link), the creator of Pac Man, Toru Iwatani, explicitly verified this:
Wired.com: And of course, the game was originally called Puck-Man, but the name was changed for America because someone might vandalize the “P” and turn it into ...
If the only thing suspicious here is the PAKU -> PUCK transformation, consider this website's picture of a Pac-man poster, also featured right above this text. In smaller katakana symbols above the large PUCK MAN title, beginning and ending with stars, is パックマン (pakkuman). 'Pakkuman' sounds like a word that could easily originate from paku paku, and ...
The Hong Kong Free Press reports
The administrators of 2019nCoVMemory — another GitHub coronavirus archive — made the “protective” move to restrict access to its site to members only, according to an email sent to subscribers that was circulated on Weibo.
(I would have preferred to link directly to the email, but I am unable to find it due to language ...
There is an incidence where one school board decided this would be a great idea and proceeded to see this done within its jurisdiction in Ontario, Canada.
Canadian news outlets reporting on the 2019 book burning and its recent aftermath:
A major literary purge has taken place in the libraries of the Conseil scolaire catholique, Providence, which ...
Yes, YouTube removed in February of 2021 a US Senate testimony video of Dr Pierre Kory given December 8, 2020, that largely argues Ivermectin as a treatment for COVID-19. The YouTube link now displays:
This video has been removed for violating YouTube's Community Guidelines.
This "learn more" leads to Google's COVID-19 medical ...
I'm not aware of entire movies being rejected, but scenes can get deleted. This happened with "Rain Man". From Uneasy Airlines Get Final Cut on 'Rain Man'
Passengers on at least 15 different airlines have been treated to
Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise's Academy Award-winning road trip in
"Rain Man" since the beginning of June, but the crucial scene ...
Hard to say for sure; probably yes to some extent.
While one can find articles even in the Global Times on sex toys for women, at least back in 2016, there seems to be a less tolerant attitude among censors more recently, as reported by NYT in 2019:
Not long after Ms. Zhao moved back to China in 2015, she started Yummy, whose app features an online shop ...
His planned speech was banned in Malaysia, but he isn't currently banned.
According to Zakir Naik back in Malaysia 24 October 2016 :
Islamic scholar Dr Zakir Naik (pic) is back in Malaysia, having attended the annual conference of Al-Khadem in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.
The preacher also met Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi at ...