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Blizzard says its ‘relationships in China had no influence on our decision’ to punish an esports athlete who voiced his support for Hong Kong protestors

J Allen Brack Blizzard

  • Blizzard CEO J. Allen Brack has issued the company’s first public statement since its decision to ban an esports competitor and withhold his prize money for making statements supporting the protests in Hong Kong at a Blizzard-sponsored event.
  • The company has been accused of prioritizing its relationships with China rather than protecting the right to free speech, which Brack denied: “I want to be clear: our relationships in China had no influence on our decision.”
  • Brack said the company’s relationships in China were not a factor in the decision to punish Blitzchung, but the initial punishment may have been too read more >>>

    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com