SCAR Project in Facebook censorship controversy

The SCAR Project has recently been in the center of a censorship controversy with its Facebook page. Here is some recent news coverage (thanks Lauren!):

NBCnews.com: Mastectomy portraits banned from Facebook amid image censor confusion

http://www.nbcnews.com/technology/mastectomy-portraits-banned-facebook-amid-image-censor-confusion-6C10193796

(Also posted on Today.com: http://www.today.com/tech/mastectomy-portraits-banned-facebook-amid-image-censor-confusion-6C10193796)

VentureBeat: Cancer survivor urges Facebook to stop taking down post-mastectomy photos

http://venturebeat.com/2013/06/04/cancer-survivor-urges-facebook-to-stop-taking-down-post-mastectomy-photos/

HuffPost Canada: Facebook Can’t Face Breast Cancer Images

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/hina-p-ansari/facebook-breast-cancer-photos_b_3379906.html

Daily Mail: Facebook under fire for deleting moving images of breast cancer survivors showing off mastectomy scars

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2336186/Facebook-deleting-moving-images-breast-cancer-survivors-showing-mastectomy-scars.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

The Inquisitr: Facebook Taking Down Post-Mastectomy Photos, Cancer Survivors Upset

http://www.inquisitr.com/687458/facebook-taking-down-post-mastectomy-photos-cancer-survivors-upset/

Vator News: Facebook called out for censoring mastectomy pictures

http://vator.tv/news/2013-06-04-facebook-called-out-for-censoring-mastectomy-pictures

Social News Daily: Cancer Survivor Wants Facebook to Stop Taking Down Post-Mastectomy Photos

http://socialnewsdaily.com/14602/cancer-survivor-wants-facebook-to-stop-taking-down-post-mastectomy-photos/

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