Techdirt Podcast Episode 266: In Defense Of Section 230 & A Decentralized Internet

from the we're-back dept

The podcast went on pause over the holidays and amidst the deluge of... events — but now we're back! And to kick things off, we've got a cross-post from Nick Gillespie's Reason podcast. Mike recently joined Nick for an interview about Section 230 and why a decentralized internet is better than a heavily-restricted one, and you can listen to the whole thing on this week's episode of the Techdirt Podcast.

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    Stephen T. Stone (profile), 20 Jan 2021 @ 3:22am

    there are a lot of people who can't carry on a civil conversation with you, and ... it's your responsibility to be part of the solution

    Yes, acting civil is the ideal. But unless I’m working a job in customer service, I’m not obliged to give anyone civility when they’re insulting my mother or calling me a f⸺t.

    Much like Black people don’t need to dismantle White racism and gay people don’t need to dismantle homophobia, the one with the responsibility for fixing someone’s bullshit is not the target of said bullshit. That responsibility falls to the person saying, thinking, or doing that bullshit.


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