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Sunday, April 28, 2013

Counterpoint: Free Speech and the Harm Principle | MIT Technology Review

Jason Pontin has written a perceptive analysis of a timeless question:  what changes in law need to be adopted in order to account for technological advances (see “Free Speech in the Era of Its Technological Amplification”)?


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Striking, how the anti-Second Amendment arguments are applied to attack the First Amendment. "The Framers never had M16's," gun gun-grabbers bleat when they attack the Palladium of Liberty. The same lust for power would restrain our liberty to speak, write assemble and petition.

Posted by: Lou Gots | Apr 29, 2013 6:36:43 AM