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Chetan Somani

Engineer - Computing, Infosys India

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What you think about twitter censorship plan?

As Twitter introduces a new procedure for self-censorship, is this the end of freedom of expression on the internet?

Topics: human rights
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    Jan 22 2013: .
    I had to look up the definition of self-censorship as it sounded like an oxymoron...It is, as far as I'm concerned.
    Is it really 'censorship' if the person doing it is yourself by choice? Surely a word such as 'restraint' is more accurate?

    Also what do you mean by 'an end to freedom of expression on the internet'?
    Its just one site (that I dont even use).
    If someone starts doing something to the likes of youtube, facebook and blog-creation sites, THEN maybe you're onto something, but until then...
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      Jan 22 2013: Xavier,
      very true.In broader perspective it doesn't minimize or end the freedom of expression.
      what do you think about people who access twitter on larger basis to keep forth their view points?Will it minimize their expression of views or not?

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