The age old issue, freedom of expression and speech, raises it’s ugly head again!
I have just read WordPress’ announcement re Brazil and the possibility of them being shut down.
Here is a link to a site which says it legally jumps in to protect online freedom of speech, among other things
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) they, “…continue to fight for the right to free speech. Our latest campaign revolves around the legal rights of bloggers and citizen journalists…”
Download A Blue Ribbon Onto Your Blog [PNG & animated GIF]
They ask that we bloggers, “ …Display the Blue Ribbon, to support the essential human right of free speech, a fundamental building block of free society, affirmed by the U.S. Bill of Rights in 1791 and by the U.N. Declaration of Human Rights in 1948….”
“….When our freedoms in the networked world come under attack, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is the first line of defence…….and continues to confront cutting-edge issues defending free speech, privacy, innovation and consumer rights today. From the beginning, EFF has championed the public interest in every critical battle affecting digital rights….”
[I found this nifty widget link on a Greek blog!]
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