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Comment: Freedom of Speech vs. Freedom from Consequences (Score 2) 894

by goofyspouse (#48820641) Attached to: Pope Francis: There Are Limits To Freedom of Expression

...he said there was a limit to free speech when it concerned offending someone's religious beliefs. By way of example, he referred to a friend: "if someone says a curse word against my mother, he can expect a punch".

This is not an example of a limit to free speech. Rather, this is an example of consequences of free speech.

Comment: Re:Shame people tune him out (Score 1) 604

by goofyspouse (#34622992) Attached to: Al Franken Makes a Case For Net Neutrality

I see no reason to listen to a socialist who wants to censor the net.


Here is a better link for that piece of proposed legislation that clearly shows that it hasn't even come up for a vote yet. The "vote" you, techdirt and cnet are reporting about merely brings the bill out of committee and to the Senate floor...nothing more.

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