Online auction giant eBay has banned the sale of dolls linked to Quentin Tarantino's blood-soaked western about a freed slave "Django Unchained," describing them as "offensive." The toymaker who manufactured the dolls had already discontinued them, after protests from black advocacy groups, according to the celebrity news website TMZ. An eBay spokeswoman, Kari Ramirez, confirmed the auction website had banned them. "These were removed as they were in violation of our Offensive Materials policy," she said. The eBay policy includes a section listing "racially or ethnically offensive language, historical items, reproductions and works of art and media" which are subject to restricted use or banning from the site.
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