[IRP] [Expression] good practice to define limits of freedom of expression
Mon Dec 7 19:09:50 EET 2009
Dear Milton, and all
your position on freedom of expression is well documented and I can tell you
believe it is the only correct one.
Hence I am sorry to say that I dont have the time to discuss with you
especially when you start the exchange with this agressive (not to say
My intention is to find intercultural consensus and deliberate about a
practical institutional ecology to address FoE issues on the internet.
Stating that there should be no limits to FoE is a contribution, but wont
help us find a solution besides the radical solution of no mediating bodies.
"The future is here. It?s just not widely distributed yet."
On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 3:01 PM, Milton L Mueller <mueller at syr.edu> wrote:
> *From:* expression-bounces at ipjustice.org [mailto:
> expression-bounces at ipjustice.org] *On Behalf Of *Max Senges
> Do you know about other good practices? Would it make sense to have a body
> like the BPjM on a global level?
> Do you consider censorship to be "good practice?" When you ask whether it
> would "make sense to have a body like the BPjM on a global basis" are you
> joking, or have you abandoned your commitment to free expression? I cannot
> imagine a more repressive, dangerous approach and am frankly shocked to see
> this advocated here.
> The fallacy here is one of prior restraint, which is always inimical to
> free expression. If organizations or political parties break the law then
> you punish them after they have done it; you don't (if you support freedom
> of expression) categorically ban them and muzzle everything they say or do
> before it can be adjudged legal or illegal.
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