The 1st Amendment: it’s America’s most cherished and well-defended constitutional freedom that’s not that shoot one. Either room, we’re used to living in a country where free speech has few limits, and only really fees into tribulation when it can get parties killed. But what happens when that free speech vestibules for white supremacist sentiments that have historically generated cruelty and extinction? What happens when that discussion comes in the form of text on websites, daytimes after an unspeakable misfortune? And what happens when a got a couple of random tech bros contain the power to boot that speech off the Internet on a( morally justifiable) caprice?
On this week’s episode of The Cracked Podcast, Alex Schmidt is joined by NPR’s Sam Sanders for a fun look at the strangest phenomenon of the past few months. Reaping on legal expert, tech philosophers, and one hard-to-stomach interview, they’ll investigated how a few people now regard the keys to our entire public square. And even though you’re( possibly) not a macabre jolt obscuring out on EvilFrogTwitter.biz, get ready to consider whether the Internet freedom you adore has ever existed at all.
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