Год издания: 2007
Издатель: Anthem Press
Количество страниц: 156
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There was never such a thing as true freedom of speech. In order to speak freely you had to have access to a printing press, a newspaper, a radio or a TV station. And everywhere you had to get past the editors. Only an elite ever did - the articulate and well-behaved representatives of ordinary people. But those ordinary people hardly, if ever, had a chance to speak publicly and freely. Until now. The age of blogging has begun. The internet revolution has given us all a chance to be irreverent, blasphemous and ungrammatical in public. We can reveal secrets, blow whistles, spill beans, or just make stuff up. The old elites don't like it. In fact, they really really hate it. Blogs are commonly shut down, and bloggers are silenced, reprimanded and fired from their jobs. Suddenly modern liberal society reveals a repressive face that few of us knew existed. Should we behave ourselves? Should we fall silent? Absolutely not! Let's call them on their hypocrisy. Let's demand...