Can’t Censor Hurtful Content

Legal internet content, even the offensive kind, cannot be censored since the web is “not subject to the same controls that exist in traditional media,” a Québec judge has ruled. The decision came in the case of a Facebook user falsely accused of harassment: “It would have the effect of granting everyone the power to censor the comments of others on the sole basis that this content could be considered disagreeable.”

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