Armstrong outlines one of the primary reasons for her leaving the church: the belief that she was not permitted to speak up against church doctrine. A strategy of censorship is one that supports the power of the church by silencing dissent and dulling resistance efforts. Here’s part of the text of this post: And so, [...]
The point is made that the initial hopes for the Internet was that it would become a “grand “public forum”” in which free speech, at least in the US, would be given the very highest protection; however during the development of the Internet, the US government was influenced to hand over the regulation of the [...]
Tatum Lytle has produced an excellent article (subscription required for this link, but can also be found here) about the manner in which the US (and one would assume other administrations to have done the same) military has censored and stopped a number of US military personnel from blogging about their experiences in Iraq and [...]
It isn’t just workers who get fired for blog posts. Students are also coming under fire for their contributions to MySpace reports Associated Press. The battle for control over blogs as public spaces is not simply limited to arrangements that have a commercial nature. The article suggests that schools are seeking the power to control [...]
FREE SPEECH AT CORE OF TEACHER’S ARREST ; HIS ONLINE BLOG COMMENT RILES SOME READERS, BUT HIS RIGHT TO EXPRESS IT IS DEFENDED BY OTHERS. Case of a school teacher who caused a few problems for himself praising the Columbine shooters.