Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Jan 2012 00:09 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes ...and we're back. Like so many other sites on the web, OSNews joined the worldwide protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act and the PROTECT-IP Act, which threaten to end free speech, economic innovation, privacy, and the free exchange of information on the web. I don't wish to waste too many words on our participation, so consider this item as a sort of comment lightening rod to make sure that when the next story is posted, we can focus fully on its topic. Update: DC seems to be getting the message the internet sent today.
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RE[3]: Porn
by Jason Bourne on Thu 19th Jan 2012 17:38 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Porn"
Jason Bourne
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It's funny. OSNews is restricted to a small circle of readers. We need to get the better picture here. The world is just not this small group of people who are able to setup parental restrictions on a computer. And even if they were, there are no guarantees that the next door won't have that available.

I don't get what the moaning is about. OSNews itself "censors" many commenters. Thom himself used of censorship in my comments (last time "hitting the mod hammer" bringing it to -24 or something). What is this moaning about? You can do whatever you want in your site, but you want the internet totally free as in beer... I think you're kind of getting all wrong.

Some of you may live in wealthy countries, but the majority of countries have huge problems in society concerning children education, narcotics and violence, and technology is playing a part on this. Want it or not. Something major playing out there and geeks come here to cry out for their liberty. Purposely I get modded down by who knows who just because I "violated" the reasoning of democracy.

I don't care about democracy as far as technology is helping to construct a demented sick society full of unbalanced people.

Let's pay attention to South Africa which wins as the highest rank in raping all over the world. BBC documentaries showing entire societies in which 6 in 10 women have been raped, not only raped but this caused by a relative. Don't you think that the porn industry and free access to it plays a part in this world, from your comfortable chair and wealthy PC. What is this attitude that "now that we're grown up, let's not give a f**k!"

We better have the internet controlled by a major league of nations enrolled into the single purpose of bringing sanity to the internet.

Edited 2012-01-19 17:39 UTC

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