You want to know what happens when you don't have free speech? Ask Australians. This post, which talks about suppression and gives no details over the conviction in a high profile case, was taken down. The original is a 404:
The EFF opposed the Right to be Forgotten legislation for this reason, because it is more often used for censorship by the powerful to cover up their crimes.
@qtd3n It has. There were lawyers from the EFF talking about it at Defcon in .. 2016 I think? I'm not sure if they post videos from the panel discussions though, but they did have specific examples.
Here is the official EFF stance from 2016: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2016/11/we-wont-let-you-forget-it-why-we-oppose-french-attempts-export-right-be-forgotten
I'm not sure if it applies since I think the French Right to be Forgotten laws have been superseded by the GDPR, which includes similar protections.
@qtd3n Yea I'm not sure honestly. I should probably look into it when I get some time. Right now I should probably get to bed.
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