Inside the triumphant Alex Jones banned everywhere story is a worrying nuance about free speech and platform dominance

Inside the triumphant Alex Jones banned everywhere story is a worrying nuance about free speech and platform dominance



When we worry about free speech, we mostly worry about governments suppressing speech, not private actors. It's one thing to say that the US government shouldn't have the ability to arbitrarily censor some speech, but it's another altogether to say, that, for example, Boing Boing shouldn't be able to kick jerks off its message boards -- that has as much to do with "compelled publication" as it does with "free speech."
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