censorship vs boycott

Censorship: The act of hiding, removing, altering or destroying copies of art or writing so that general public access to it is partially or completely limited

Boycott: To protest by refusing to purchase from someone, or otherwise do business with them

So if a movie theatre refuses to show an advertisement, are they censoring or boycotting?

UPDATE: I found out that the ads were purchased by Cineplex Odeon. After purchasing, they decided not to run it. I assume the money will be returned, but that has yet to be confirmed.
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  • I would see it as censorship.

  • I would see this as boycotting. The information is still available. Anyone who wishes to can go to http://www.discussdavinci.com without having the theatres get in the way. The theatres simply have chosen not to advertize it.

  • Leah

    Yes, James you are correct that the site is still out there but how will the public know where to go if there is no ad to be shown. I believe that it’s censorship.