Thunderf00t: Pakistan Blocks Twitter of Draw Mohammad Day 3

 

I hope Thunderf00t is right:  that people will look back at this point – the invention of the internet – as the turning point when the power of the individual came to its own…but I am nowhere near as optimistic.

I fear that this point in time will be seen as a tiny spark of light that, for a tiny moment, brought us light until it was smothered by heavy-handed regulation and became yet another tool of surveillance and oppression.

Yes, the desensitization method of approaching the Islamist sensitivities is working – for now.  And that is a great thing!

But soon, even this type of action may be impossible – not because of any Islamist response but because of the fear of expressing oneself honestly on the internet.

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