A Berlin Wall In Cyberspace

from the how-to-provide-regional-specific-censorship dept

We’ve discussed here before the question of whether or not online sites should be allowed to sell Nazi propaganda, but here’s an interesting article that discusses the internet and such things much more specifically. They explain the cultures, and the historical realities of the US and Germany and suggest that it may be necessary to offer different things to different people depending on where they’re accessing the internet from. I still believe that any online propaganda is unlikely to cause someone to make up his or her mind on a specific issue. People who already believe something will find the propaganda that supports that view point wherever they need to, and they’ll believe what they want to believe.

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