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Anatomy of a Youtube Revolution

September 28, 2012

Should regulation be imposed to protect the sensitivities of individuals who may be offended by some content? According to Jillian York, director of International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, “We live in a globalized world, where what someone says in New York matters in Cairo and vice versa, making it easy to suggest an extra layer of caution and sensitivity toward embattled minority groups. Nevertheless, such suggestions create a slippery slope toward greater censorship – one day the request might be to avoid insulting a prophet, the next it might be to avoid insulting a dictator.”

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