Posts Tagged ‘Digital Bullying’

Does free speech give you the right to gratuitously insult? Comments 0

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

“The problem with defending free speech is that if you go to bat for the dead and heroic cartoonists of Charlie Hebdo, you also have to defend Hollywood’s right to make jokes about killing the leader of North Korea and a daft heavy metal band’s right to insult a chunk of the public simply because Read more

Humanists claim new Act a de facto blasphemy law Comments 1

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

The recently enacted Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015 allows for an individual to begin proceedings if it is alleged that a digital communication caused an individual to suffer serious emotional stress by denigrating that individual’s religion. The Humanist Society of New Zealand have taken issue with the Act. They agree there is  a need to address Read more