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February 4, 2008

MySpace removes atheists, makes way for God

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It isn’t easy being godless online.

For the third time in three years, what may be the largest group of organized atheists in the world is struggling to stay on MySpace, said a Cleveland State University assistant professor who founded the site for nonbelievers.

MySpace deleted the 35,000-member “Atheist and Agnostic Group” on Jan. 1, a little more than a month after hackers broke in and renamed the group’s site “Jesus Is Love,” Bryan Pesta said Wednesday.

MySpace has ignored repeated requests to restore the group’s site, including an online petition with more than 500 signatures, said Pesta, who was the group’s moderator.
“These actions send a clear message to the 30 million godless people in America that we are not welcome on MySpace,” Pesta said.

A MySpace spokeswoman did not return calls seeking comment.

That’s from the Cleveland Plain Dealer. In other MySpace news, I recently created a (still primitive) page for The God Blog. God fearing and godless welcome. Come friend me.

(Hat tip: DMN religion blog)

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