Australia Proposes Fines, Jail Time for Social Media Executives Who Fail to Remove Violent Content Posted on 2019-04-01 by allene Mostly for PG’s comments, although I, too, find the idea behind the initial post chilling. https://www.thepassivevoice.com/australia-proposes-fines-jail-time-for-social-media-executives-who-fail-to-remove-violent-content/ Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Post navigation ← 6.39 – DepartureBook 7: Einarr and the Crimson Shroud → 2 thoughts on “Australia Proposes Fines, Jail Time for Social Media Executives Who Fail to Remove Violent Content” benthelynx says: 2019-04-01 at 9:18 pm While I disagree with the proposed law, the linked article does seem to use straw man arguments, which aren’t particularly effective at doing anything beyond polarising people Loading... allene says: 2019-04-02 at 11:02 am I think you and I work from different understandings of what the Straw Man fallacy is. However, much of his leg work is encapsulated in the Brandeis quote, and in the statement that “the answer to ‘bad’ speech is more speech.” Loading... Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *You may use these HTML tags and attributes:<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.