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Critics assert that color blindness allows people to ignore the racial construction of whiteness, and reinforces its privileged and oppressive position. In colorblind situations, whiteness remains the normal standard, and blackness remains different, or marginal. As a result, white people are able to dominate when a color blind approach is applied because the common experiences are defined in terms which white people can more easily relate to than blacks. Insistence on no reference to race, critics argue, means black people can no longer point out the racism they face. This is for the person the last post was directed at.
A Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) executive dubbed the blackout plan an example of the “gimmicks and distortion” that inflamed passions while failing to solve the problem of copyright infringement by “draw[ing] people away from trying to resolve what is a real problem, which is that foreigners continue to steal the hard work of Americans”. Former U.S. Senator and MPAA Director Chris Dodd stated that the coordinated shutdown was “also an abuse of power given the freedoms these companies enjoy in the marketplace today.