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Long-running Facebook battle over censored Courbet painting gets happy ending

Social media giant pays out after closing French teacher's account for posting photo of the Origin of the World

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Spencer Tunick’s nip slip

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Facebook censors artist's work criticising male-dominated society because it features naked breasts

The social media giant also deleted her comments and friends

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French court makes mixed ruling in Courbet ‘censorship’ case

The social media giant was found to be at fault for closing a schoolteacher’s account but his claims for €20,000 in damages were dismissed

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Facebook censors 30,000 year-old Venus of Willendorf as 'pornographic'

Nude statue is latest artwork to be deemed inappropriate by social media giant