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Re: move from freenode

From: quiliro
Subject: Re: move from freenode
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2021 00:13:34 -0500

Jean Louis <> writes:

> * <> [2021-06-28 22:06]:
>> alimiracle <> writes:
>> >>Have fun with the censorship.
>> > censorship  In a place that calls for freedom
>> > What is this hypocrisy And duality.
>> Exactly!  Freenode (under the new administration) says it is to avoid
>> the previous censorship policies.  I hope Libera changes their views
>> about censorship and follow suit.  Users should have rights, not the
>> channel administrators.
> What exactly is presented as censorship?
> It is not censorship if one forbids vulgar speech. That is
> policing. It is not censorship to kick spammers out or similar.
> What is it at hand?

Censorship is suppression of free speech.  Spam is saying the same thing
in the same way, such as:

Come to libera
Come to libera
Come to libera

It is not spam to argument something repetitively, but with different
reasons or methods.  Some reasons convince some people, others convince
other people.

Suppression of speech is the first way a minority can control some
people or even control a majority.  It should never be tolerated.  It is
better to accept some vulgar or rude speech than suppress it.  There is
always the /ignore command for those who cannot tolerate it.

The police are agents hired to execute the ruling minority's agenda with
the herd backing them.  I do not like to be policed.  Policing is not

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