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Comment: Freedom of Expression (Score 1) 181

by macjn (#37785826) Attached to: China Says Its Internet Policies Are Open and Clear
I'm sure this "freedom of expression" includes all Chinese citizens' right and ability to comment on Tiananmen Square. Oh wait, you'd actually need to *know* about Tiananmen Square to express how you feel about it. Seems to me freedom of expression is hollow and meaningless without a the ability to freely get at any information you want. But that's me, I guess.

Comment: "Rule of Law" (Score 2, Insightful) 278

by macjn (#34247430) Attached to: Internet Blacklist Back In Congress
So is this blacklisting to be done without a proper copyright infringement trial? If so, I'm not sure how it would be legal. If it is to be done via a proper copyright trial and a party is found guilty, I'd think we don't need a special blacklist law. Or I'm completely missing the point. Of course, when it comes to things made by Congresscritters, there doesn't necessarily have to be any logic or reason applied. Sigh.

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