Free Speech in Europe

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Re: Free Speech in Europe

Post by Giz » Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:40 pm

ed wrote:
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So ... Austrexit next?

Sorry, can't come up with a cute pronounceable one.
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Ostreich Aus

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Re: Free Speech in Europe

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:06 pm

See? See? It is so a religion of peace. :)

Just like Bush II said. :notsure:
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Re: Free Speech in Europe

Post by corplinx » Thu Nov 01, 2018 2:11 pm

We don't have free speech in America, look at the harassment campaign against Gab.

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Re: Free Speech in Europe

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 01, 2018 2:25 pm

corplinx wrote:
Thu Nov 01, 2018 2:11 pm
We don't have free speech in America, look at the harassment campaign against Gab.
The Gab business is bad, but it's not a free speech issue in the same sense that legal penalties for dissing Islam are a free speech issue. The difference in magnitude is a difference in kind.

Meanwhile, I can be a anti-Muslim or anti-Jewish as I want in public or in some part of the internet that will put up with it (of which there are no shortage).

No one has a "right" to potentially a million viewers.

Gab has a "restraint of trade" case but not a First Amendment one.

Pre-internet case in point:
New York Jewish Week (a newspaper) had a policy of no ads promoting non-Jewish religions (primarily aimed at "Jews for Jesus").

Is that a freedom of the press issue?
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