Downtime

Aug 14 2013   1:55PM GMT

Hamlet too violent – maybe try the Lion King next time?

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin

Tags:
Disney
Hamlet
Shakespeare
Wifi

The British Library’s wifi network was found to have denied access to an online copy of Shakespeare’s Hamlet because the text contained “violent content”.

A user wanted to check a line of the play and the wifi blocked the Shakespearean classic. The library said that it was still tweaking the system which was installed recently by a third-party provider.

Perhaps Disney’s take on the play would be a better option? But there may be quite a few users blubbing amongst the stacks at the death of Mufasa… come on – admit it! We all did!

Enhanced by Zemanta

 Comment on this Post

 
There was an error processing your information. Please try again later.
Thanks. We'll let you know when a new response is added.
Send me notifications when other members comment.

Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

Share this item with your network: