On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 01:25:32PM +0530, Bishakha Datta wrote:
On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 6:45 AM, David Goodman
I want to ask you something else. It's been suggested several times at
various places that the present resolution is justified as a
compromise to prevent a considerably more repressive form of
This implies that the proposed image hiding feature is a less repressive
form of censorship. I do not see the proposed feature as censorship - all
the images remain on the site. Nothing is removed. Nothing is suppressed.
The image hiding feature itself is not a form of censorship, as far as
I'm aware of.
The data used to feed the image hiding feature can be classified as a
"censorship tool" (Source: ALA... Read The Fine Thread for details).
Even if we *never* build the image hider itself, but just prepare special
categories for it, we would be participating in (stages of) censorship.
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