M. Douglas Wray

Mirrors

You find mirror images in the darnest places:

Malaysia cracks down on bloggers

The Malaysian government has warned it could use tough anti-terrorism laws against bloggers who insult Islam or the country’s king.

The move comes as one of Malaysia’s leading online commentators has been questioned by police following a complaint by the main governing party.

The new rules would allow a suspect to be detained indefinitely, without being charged or put on trial.

But officials insist the law is not intended to strangle internet freedom.

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US Senators call for universal Internet filtering

US senators today made a bipartisan call for the universal implementation of filtering and monitoring technologies on the Internet in order to protect children at the end of a Senate hearing for which civil liberties groups were not invited.

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Gosh, who’da thought we’d look like a mirror of an Islamist country?

Should be no surprise to anyone familiar with the politics of power. Free speech is the first thing that must go for fascism to bloom.

All the people braying about the Isalmist threat need to wake up and realize our own government is working in exactly the same directions as the people they’d make war on.

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