Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 9th Jun 2011 18:51 UTC
Internet & Networking It's official now. The signs had been there for a while now. While the west bangs on about the importance of freedom and democracy, they don't actually want anyone to have too much of it. The US, France, and the UK have jointly pretty much declared war on freedom on the web.
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RE[2]: Goofy duffas.
by Laurence on Fri 10th Jun 2011 11:38 UTC in reply to "RE: Goofy duffas."
Laurence
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2007-03-26

And I'd masturbate until I die anyway!

+1 (both for lulz and because I probably would too)

You've hit the nail on the head though - the greatest threat to ourselves is ourselves. Short of locking everyone in a padded cell, the is no definitive point where "protecting us" and "censoring us" meet.

People get so hysterical about what people could do online, that they forget that punishment is supposed to be reactionary (ie you commit a crime, you get punished) not precautionary (ie everyone gets punished in case someone decides to commit a crime)

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