On Sun, May 19, 2019, 12:42 PM Igor Mozolevsky <i...@hybrid-lab.co.uk> wrote:
> On Sun, 19 May 2019 at 17:54, Warner Losh wrote: > > > > On Sun, May 19, 2019, 10:25 AM Graham Perrin wrote: > > > > > I know, it's not appropriate to find fun in a serious discussion, but > > > these six words did make me chuckle: > > > > > > > … freedom of expression … End of discussion. > > > > > > No offence intended. I was speed-reading (waiting for a browser to > > > launch) and those six words leapt out at me :-) > > > > > > > Yes. There will always be limits, just like in real life. You can't tell > > fire in a theater, and claim freedom of expression, for example. > > <snip> > > While that is an often cited example, it is rather tenuous as far as > "freedom of expression" is concerned: yelling "Fire!" in a crowded > theatre is by no measure an expression of one's views, thoughts, or > opinions. > Additionally, the ruling from which that quote came was used to suppress dissent and imprison people for just that. It is a very shaking foundation on which to launch a censorship campaign. The main group was sentenced for yelling fire when there really was one. > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"