On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 5:56 AM, Chris McKenna <cmckenna(a)sucs.org> wrote:
But who defines what topics are acceptable for a "least surprise"
The community of course, by consensus.
By this principal we should not have on the main page
images of humans,
gods, maps of any territory under dispute (Armenia/Azerbijan,
Israel/Paelestine, Northern Ireland, Libya, the Golan Heights, Kashmir
(sp?), etc, etc), weapons, death, women, nudity (partial or otherwise),
body parts, meat, laboratory animals, bodily fluids, etc, etc.
That would be an absolute guarantee of the freedom to choose to avoid
speech. All we need is reasonable protection. What is reasonable can
be decided by the community.
The whole world does not subscribe to the American
views about what is and
is not suitable for any given audience.
No. But the point is, nor does the whole world subscribe to American
Revolutionary absolutist libertarian paranoia.