We can speak ad nauseum about what would be better, but the thesis here is pragmatic. Oppressive governments don't care about what the enlightened world thinks about freedom of speech/expression.. But thankfully, we have annoying ads that force people in countries with free speech to develop the tools used in those without free speech.
Yeah, no. I'm atheistic and anti-religious, but still not completely ignorant of the world.
"Luke, I'm yer father, eh. Come over to the dark side, you hoser." -- Dave Thomas, "Strange Brew"