I Will Defend Free Speech to the Death. Or Until an Autocrat Asks Me to Stop ⇥ mcsweeneys.net
Mike Langley, McSweeney’s:
As a free speech absolutist, only death could stop me from defending the rights of Twitter users to speak without censorship. Well, either death or a request from an autocratic leader asking that I censor certain content that could be sensitive for their regime. Whichever comes first.
What Wikipedia did: we stood strong for our principles and fought to the Supreme Court of Turkey and won. This is what it means to treat freedom of expression as a principle rather than a slogan.
File under: things which should be values, not hobbies.