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Kathy Sierra situation is an awful.
March 26, 2007, 7:20 pm
Filed under: blog, blogging, freedom of speach, media

People who blog should understand better than any others that the freedom of speach is fragile, and when threats of violence, abuse or death are involved, there is no freedom. The authorities can respond to this in the traditional manner, but bloggers especially should be spreading a message that this kind of behavior threatens not just the victim but the very rights upon which those making the threats depend in order to deliver their message…..


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While very unfortunate, what happened to Kathy Sierra is a tiny inconvenience, when compared to the Dann Lewis Sherry Lewis situation.

This is freedom of speach at its very worst. Things like this endanger First Amendment rights for us all.

http://dannlewis.wordpress.com/about/

Comment by trollfighter

But I’ve chnged my mind! (A woman’s perogative…)

Now that I’ve received a few threats myself, I know what you mean.

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