[Foundation-l] Attack pages at Encyc. Dramatica

Nathan nawrich at gmail.com
Fri Oct 22 15:10:41 UTC 2010

On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 11:00 AM, M. Williamson <node.ue at gmail.com> wrote:
> Whatever happened to freedom of speech? Encyclopedia Dramatica is a
> parody site. Plenty of people have tried to shut them down before,
> it's unlikely to ever happen (and in my opinion, should never happen).
> If they have an offensive article about you, trying to get rid of it
> will probably make it worse.

In almost any jurisdiction, freedom of speech has exceptions that
include obscenity, defamation, certain types of hate speech, threats,
etc. You can generally find all of those at ED; such speech isn't
protected, nor should it be.


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