Category «Free speech»

But you need to be responsible for it – your speech can and should get you in trouble

Defamation nation: why are Australian politicians so quick to sue? | Defamation law | The Guardian

It’s not exactly new to the nation’s political culture but the litigation business is booming – and social media has added fuel to the fire Source: Defamation nation: why are Australian politicians so quick to sue? Because they are scared but don’t think you have enough to actually prove your point. Because they want to …

Kate Thwaites went on ABC tv to talk about why the #March4Justice was so important and Morrison Government Senator Ben Small decided to talk over her

Ben Small – Woodside Energy, Australian Liberal Senator. https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/video/2021/mar/17/mp-kate-thwaites-interrupted-by-ben-small-during-a-discussion-about-respect-for-women-video https://theyvoteforyou.org.au/people/senate/wa/ben_small

Tim Cook Implies That Facebook’s Business Model of Maximizing Engagement Leads to Polarization and Violence – MacRumors

Will the future belong to the innovations that make our lives better, more fulfilled and more human? Or will it belong to those tools that prize our attention to the exclusion of everything else, compounding our fears and aggregating extremism, to serve ever-more-invasively-targeted ads over all other ambitions? Source: Tim Cook Implies That Facebook’s Business …

Donald Trump supporters embrace Signal, Telegram and other ‘free speech’ apps – ABC News

Source: Donald Trump supporters embrace Signal, Telegram and other ‘free speech’ apps – ABC News Some of these things are not like the others. Everyone should pursue privacy. However everyone needs to understand responsibility for their rights to free speech. Free speech is not and never has been absolute, pretending that free speech is absolute …