Category Archives: Freedom of speech

Why don’t you Google it?

What comes up first if you google Google’s New Fact-Check Feature Almost Exclusively Targets Conservative Sites. You might even pair this with this: James Damore sues Google, alleging intolerance of white male conservatives. Google’s New Fact-Check Feature Almost Exclusively Targets … Continue reading

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What really matters is not what matters but who decides what matters

This is a twitter stream on Big Brother and Protecting Elections which really is not just funny but also relevant and serious. And speaking of Facebook, let me also mention this: Mark Zuckerberg’s Fake News Problem Isn’t Going Away. From … Continue reading

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Free TV Australia think we’re stupid

Free TV Australia are denying that they have banned the advert for being “political”. Rather their story is this: “The advertiser was requested, but declined, to add an identification tag to the commercial to comply with Schedule 2 of the … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of speech, Hypocrisy of progressives, Take Nanny down | 57 Comments

This should be absolutely illegal

This previous post of mine was not a bit of whimsy but ought to be taken up as a serious proposition before it is too late: It must be made illegal on “social media” to deny service to people who … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative politics, Freedom of speech, Politics of the Left | 71 Comments

It must be made illegal on “social media” to deny service to people who say things that are not illegal to say

I have been meaning to get into this for a while because I keep hearing the same mantra that since these social media platforms are privately owned they can do as they like. Well speaking for myself, I don’t think … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of speech | 83 Comments

No. You didn’t.

Matthew Prince asks the question: I helped kick a group of neo-Nazis off the internet last week, but since then I’ve wondered whether I made the right decision. To ask the question is to answer it. Matt Prince knows the … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Freedom of speech | 34 Comments

Let the purge of begin

Applying the limits to tolerance or stamping out free speech? And does it matter? its his site. The blacklisting of alt-right sites on the Internet has begun in earnest. Add CloudFlare to the growing list of companies refusing to do … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of speech, Rafe | 43 Comments

Free speech not academic freedom

QUT academic Brian McNair has gotten himself into a bit of trouble. A Queensland university is in damage control after one of its ­academics, Scottish-trained media professor Brian McNair, described Islam as “a cancer on the planet”. Here is the … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of speech, Terrorism, Tough on Crime, tough on criminals | 83 Comments

The Gillian Triggs Award

It seems that Outgoing human rights commissioner Gillian Triggs wins freedom of speech award which I have picked up at Andrew Bolt where you can see Rowan Dean saying everything that should be said about how demented such an award … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of speech, Hypocrisy of progressives | 72 Comments