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But there's also poppy music hip hop even country this isn't the first time the music business has changed the language it uses to refer to music by black artists in nineteen forty two Billboard magazine unveiled a new chart called the Harlem thank then it became race records Denver the little blues and soul the phrase urban contemporary took off in the nineteen seventies using different words from music by black and white artists hi the unequal ways they've been promoted and paid says Jennifer Lynn Stover author of the sonic color line it's the way we think and understand how the music industry works and it really high all of these practices over the years the Grammys are going to use the word progressive instead of urban eighty Carson at U. VA says that too could be problematic we just probably have to be careful that you know like the changing of the words don't end up in a just being another like we end up with another euphemism that isn't really that different another euphemism that just ends up meaning music by black artists America Paris for market place like you'll pretty much everybody it seems we do basically all of our meetings around her market place on zoom by its metric the video conference companies quote daily meeting participants that's the phrase they used that's it three hundred million and with success like that obviously comes scrutiny there's a whole encryption thing back when Corentin started if you remember that and today's censorship and China an American activist who will the zoom meeting to commemorate the Tiananmen crackdown back in nineteen eighty nine had his account turned off from Washington marketplace Scott Tom has now resumed meeting in question was joined by two hundred fifty activists discussing the Tiananmen killings from thirty one years ago some logon from China when the meeting host had ism account disable days later it was no surprise to Sarah cook she's with the human rights group Freedom House and says tech companies often target Chinese users around the world somebody post something on their account that is deemed to be sensitive in China and Lincoln will then send them a message telling them that their profiles now no longer visible to people in China late yesterday zoom restored the user account but also said in a statement that it's necessary to comply with local laws around the world your best customers and data servers in China Graham Webster is with the Stanford cyber policy center it's possible that zoom feels political pressure from China that would lead it to try to stamp out discourse around the world that the Chinese government wouldn't light this comes at a tough moment for a company that sort in the pandemic it faces stiff competition to host video meetings and zoom has another issue is technology is not the most secure says Justin Sherman at the Atlantic council think tank which potentially means that zoom or other entities could be turning over access to calls or listening in on conversations many multinational firms now banned soon and today several professors who teach China studies said.

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