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Is freedom of speech slowly fading in today's society?

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4 years ago by georgestavrinou in Current > Other

It is a given right to be able to voice opinions and viewpoints but in today's society that is getting harder to do with ever increasing censorship, How can we maintain freedom of speech? & How do we make sure that is an extremely important issue?
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Selena  Roberts

I think it is. And I have no idea how the clock can be even turned back on this. Even if there is freedom of speech there is always the danger of a backlash as everything is recorded and retained. The censorship is going on on so many levels, it's not just one 'party'. In America, the news networks are censoring themselves due to fear of loss of finance and privilege. I'm sure the same is happening here.

4 years ago by Selena Roberts

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Gerard Vandervegt

Many people have commented about the lack of protest/action following the RSA/Snowden situation. As has been said in another debate before, many people I think feel that the whole machinery is so intricate, advanced, complicated and all pervasive that it's like a fight with an invisible but ever present enemy. How do you fight a game of shadows?

4 years ago by Gerard Vandervegt

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Peng

More of it & less than ever before. We've got more outlets. And through all the noise it matters less.

4 years ago by Peng

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Penner

I think it was nevr there t be honest. In the past you were not heard, you maybe couldn't even vote. Papers's hands were tied. Nowadays I think there is more scope to b heard than ever. You mite not get heard haha. You might get censored, but its bettr than it was.

4 years ago by Penner

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