• Freedom of the Press

    From Lee Lofaso@2:203/2 to All on Friday, July 26, 2019 03:13:10
    Hello Everybody,

    Freedom of the press?
    In FidoNet?
    You gotta be kiddin' me.

    he appears to be welcomed with open arms / open legs.

    Welcomed is not equal to allowed, mind you.

    Lee is posting in an echo, and from a BBS, legally covered by
    Swedish law.
    In Sweden we still allow a lot of leniency regarding freedom of

    Albeit, under the pressure of the most oppressive country in the
    world, we are slowly losing that freedom, so it might be worth it
    to hold your breath on this one...

    Hold my breath? Whatever for? Have I pissed off the Swedish king?
    Or queen? Or whatever form of royalty that exists in Sweden nowadays?

    According to Reporters Without Borders, Sweden is doing a fine job
    of protecting freedom of the press. Maybe not perfect, but a fine job nonetheless. Certainly much better than the good ol' US of A. Just
    look at their latest rankings, from April 2019 -

    1. Norway
    2. Finland
    3. Sweden
    4. Netherlands
    5. Denmark
    6. Switzerland

    The USA does not register in the top 10.
    Nor does it register in the top 20. Or top 30.
    The USA is ranked at 48, in the same group of
    countries such as Senegal and Botswana.

    King of the Trolls,

    Laying Pipe Since '88

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    * Origin: news://eljaco.se (2:203/2)