Reddit has changed so much since losing Aaron Swartz.

Reddit has changed so much since losing Aaron Swartz. “I think all censorship should be deplored. My position is that bits are not a bug – that we should create communications technologies that allow people to send whatever they like to each other. And when people put their thumbs on the scale and try to say what can and can’t be sent, we should fight back – both politically through protest and technologically through software like Tor.” – Aaron Swartz submitted by /u/PixelSounds to r/FreeSpeech [link] [comments] top scoring links…

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When does a platform like reddit or YouTube become a publisher instead?

When does a platform like reddit or YouTube become a publisher instead? Whole point of a platform is no curation and allowing all people to use it equally. If these companies are going to continuously curate what is and isnt put on their sites then wouldn’t that classify them as a publisher instead which means they start to become liable for the things posted? Am I missing something? submitted by /u/IfoundAnneFrank to r/FreeSpeech [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Free Speech – Excerpt from OverSimplified Video

Free Speech – Excerpt from OverSimplified Video If you are ever trying to explain the importance of Free Speech as a human right to someone who responds better to simple video rather than reading books, I think this video clip regarding France’s Reign of Terror is super effective. https://youtu.be/EQmjXM4VK2U?t=793 From the time stamp at 13:13 to about 18:00ish you are only taking up about 5 minutes of someones time. The video effectively reinforces the fact that restricting free speech can quickly lead to violence. submitted by /u/PixelSounds to r/FreeSpeech [link]…

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