• Rentlar
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    141 year ago

    Privacy and freedom of expression should not be a left-vs-right issue.

    What some right-wingers tout as “free-speech” in practice stands for “freedom from being criticized”, “right to speak harm to others without consequence”, and “right to a receptive audience for their speech”.

    The “free-speech” the EFF advocates for is not that.

    As the law and technology develops alongside our ever-evolving world, it’s important that these neither create nor reinforce obstacles to people’s ability to speak, organize, and advocate for change. Both the law and technology must enhance people’s ability to speak. That’s why EFF fights to protect free speech - because everyone has the right to share ideas and experiences safely, especially when we disagree.

      • Rentlar
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        110 months ago

        Thanks! Glad you came across this and find it meaningful.

  • terribleplan
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    11 months ago

    The EFF is neither right nor left wing, they advocate for privacy and freedom. Free speech includes speech you may not like, and it certainly includes things I do not like. Luckily one of the freedoms generally included in “free speech” is the freedom to ignore, shun, call out, shame, etc. those who say things I don’t like if I so choose (like what you are seemingly trying to do with this post, in fact).

  • ormr
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    110 months ago

    Whats “free speech” got to do with right wing? U mad?