Archive for December, 2010

Julian Sanchez on politically motivated suppression of WikiLeaks

Saturday, December 11th, 2010

I really enjoyed Julian Sanchez's entire post Wikileaks and "Economies of Repression", but the conclusion was the best: In the heady days of the 1990s, it was widely assumed that the global Internet was, by its nature, an anarchic zone of untrammeled speech inherently immune from the control of governments quite ...

Yes, it is absolute, and no, it is not debatable

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

In any discussion of libertarian anarchism or even basic free-market economics with someone who is not very libertarian, a libertarian is likely to encounter a response to the effect of, "Well, I see your point about individual freedom and government power, but I believe that everything should have its limits ...

Loose lips sink dictatorships

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Seen on the internet, from someone who originally saw it in Barcelona, presumably inspired by Obama's opposition to WikiLeaks: