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Comment: Re:Frist Psot (Score 1) 323

There's a difference between defending free speech and defending cyber-bullying. Randal's quote doesn't apply here since the argument is not that cyber-bullying is acceptable because it's free speech but that cyber-bullying should (sometimes) be protected as free speech.

Comment: Re:Prohibitions do not work! (Score 1) 294

by cgimusic (#48673623) Attached to: BT, Sky, and Virgin Enforce UK Porn Blocks By Hijacking Browsers
> The UK ISP filters are completely voluntary as well. No, they are not. Every ISP is required to offer this service and explicitly force customers to make a choice as to having it off or on. The only way to avoid implementing it is to tell customers who want filtered internet that they can't sign up, but if one of the major ISPs tried that Cameron would be closing that loophole pretty quickly.

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