Friendly reminder that "free speech" is about the *principles* of free speech.
Anything, anywhere, anytime is not a principle. It's a society-destroying extremist position when considering things like classified information, inciting violence, payola (and other false flag equivalents), verbal violence directed at children, slander & libel, and the list goes on and on.
Principles are what lead to restrictions under certain contexts in order to build a better society. Disagreeing on "better" is expected.
@somarasu Is that you, Uncle!? Get off the internet! :P
@cj im just trying to check my email! 😂
> Goes to URL bar in Chrome
> types "google"
> clicks "google.com" result
> types "gmail" into search box
> clicks "google.com/gmail" result
@somarasu Don't forget this is IE5 with every toolbar installed for AskJeeves, etc.
@somarasu Wow, I had totally forgotten about BonziBuddy!
I don't think I can keep this level of banter up, your wit beats mine.
This Mastodon instance is for people interested in technology. Discussions aren't limited to technology, because tech folks shouldn't be limited to technology either!
We adhere to an adapted version of the TootCat Code of Conduct and follow the Toot Café list of blocked instances. Ash is the admin and is supported by Fuzzface, Brian!, and Daniel Glus as moderators.
Hosting costs are largely covered by our generous supporters on Patreon – thanks for all the help!