May 25, 2022
In General Discussion
Anonymity provides basic protection for people who express Industry Email List themselves online in authoritarian, repressive or socially difficult situations,” David Kaye, a law professor at the University of California and a former UN Special Rapporteur, told Rest Industry Email List of World . Free speech restriction on Twitter. Free speech! But not for everyone Musk wants to improve Twitter and is a big proponent of free speech . And by that he means “ that Industry Email List which matches the law .” He is against censorship that goes far beyond the law. But if people do want to limit freedom of expression, he says they should simply ask the government for legislation that regulates that . He confirms this line of thinking with a later tweet Industry Email List my preference is to hew close to the laws of countries in which Twitter operates. If the citizens want something banned, then pass a law to do so, otherwise it should be allowed. He seems to Industry Email List assume that all Twitter users are dealing with a democratically elected government. That all twitterers live in a country where there is fair legislation that protects them. And that those in power do not Industry Email List abuse legislation to eliminate political opponents or dissenters. As Khin from Myanmar tells Rest of World : “ People do not agree with the law. The law just exists to oppress the people . Nwachukwu Egbunik (media and communication Industry Email List scientist at Pan-Atlantic University in Nigeria) also endorses this in his article on Just Securit in countries across Sub-Saharan Africa (and beyond), laws are oftentimes synonymous with Industry Email List the whims and caprice of the government in power .” Free speech includes anonymous speech. – David Kaye How can it be? Kaye indicates in Rest of World that Twitter should Industry Email List focus better on behavior than on the identity of Twitter users for its moderation. If you look purely at the behavior, you will also end up with spam and bots. And you will also find the accounts used to spread disinformation or intimidate people.