View Single Post
Old 11-26-2013, 11:20 PM
Dr_Watso's Avatar
Dr_Watso Dr_Watso is offline
Platinum Member
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 3,722
Default Re: Internet censorship

Originally Posted by Pocket-full-of-gold View Post
How free do you want it though, Lar? That's the tough part. What oversteps one man's boundaries is perfectly acceptable to another.

Torture? Kiddie porn? Incitement to violence and hate? Or just someone turning JFK's head into a canoe?
It should be the same rules as we aught to have for everyone on or off the internet: Don't hurt other people or their property. Anything else is not the government's business, and they shouldn't be breaking privacy of everyone in order to catch the bad apples. Those things listed are crimes in their own right, and should be dealt with in the same way all crimes are. Due process.

That old Franklin quote about giving up liberty for perceived security comes to mind. Not new concepts we're dealing with here.
"I ain't got time to bleed." - Blaine
Reply With Quote