Why we need more government control over the internet

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Many of us hoped that by allowing people to freely communicate with each other via the internet great things would emerge and to some extent that has happened it pales in comparison to the massive amount of full crimes and things that clearly should be illegal.

The internet was originally made to be open but increasingly it seems like that was a naive dream, some people are still holding onto that but increasingly it's becoming more and more clear that we simply have to give up on that fantasy.

Allowing a massive amount of crime simply isn't worth it for the sake of marginally less censorship. When was the last time some great idea was spread on telegram? generally if you do have some great idea you don't need to use shady channels to spread it.
 

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Doxxing and involuntary porn
Sensitive personal details can be spread easily on the internet and once it's out there it's basically impossible to remove it since anyone can store it locally on their computer and there are a lot of avenues for spreading it.

But even if you yourself never take any nude pictures or videos of yourself someone else might without your consent, this can be via spy cameras or by you simply being assaulted and filmed.

This is especially a problem in highly conservative countries where nude material of you will have severe social consequences.

There have been a lot of horrific cases of young girls being blackmailed like that by incels in south korea.


 

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Online cults and echo-chambers
People will naturally gravitate towards spaces online that reaffirm their incorrect beliefs. Platforms such as youtube will feed you videos the algorithms estimates you will like and that will be videos that align with views you already hold.

This will cause more and more fragmentation in society into various cults and many of those cults will be very destructive socially.

Many places online will outright ban you for sharing accurate information or in any way try to debunk all the harmful misinformation they are spreading, this has to stop, we need authoritarianism.

https://liu.se/en/research/computational-text-analysis/online-echo-chambers-structurally-favor-the-spreading-of-misinformation
 

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Why decentralized censorship is bad
Private actors tend to censor for the benefit of their special interests which will not align with what's actually good for society.

These private actors may even be influenced directly or indirectly by a hostile outside actor such as a competing government.

Almost all censorship that actually affects people today in western societies is not actually censorship by the government itself, instead it's corporations like reddit having to appease advertisers.
 

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Scams
The internet is full of scams. This goes from very obvious scams to extremely complex scams and semi-scams that are technically not even illegal.

Often scammers live in places where authorities don't really take that problem seriously since it's not people in their countries losing money to the scammers.

Example of obvious scam:


Notice the pattern of telegram and crypto being constantly used for scams and illegal activity?
 

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censorship causes harm. for example mRNA shots censorship lead to 22 million deaths and much more injuries.
Note sure where you are getting the "22 million" figure from. It's very clearly a false figure.

If the mRNA vaccines caused an increase in mortality it was at most 1 for every 2000 vaccinated.

https://vintologi.com/threads/vaccines.883/page-2#post-5647

And we actually do have a very good idea about what the problem with those vaccines were, it was simply the spike proteins (otherwise the novavax one would do better in trials).

You know what also causes massive amount of spike proteins in the blood?

Covid-19
also ppl didn't get HCQ and ivermectine meds
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vGj03pC2tY

These also was never any particularly good evidence for ivermectin when it was promoted as some promising covid treatment.

Also: it wasn't censored in the first placed, it was spammed all across the internet.

covaxin did do very well in the trial (actually beating the placebo group) but you did not see it being spammed as some miracle solution online. It also wasn't really available in the first place since governments refused to approve it for the most part.
free speech should be absolute.
What if a male rapes you and posts that all across the internet?

You think that should be allowed to stay up?
what we have today is far from sufficient.
I never had any problems with the Swedish government from anything i said or wrote.

Some nazis do get into trouble but that's a good thing, fuck nazis.
having said that, India should be disconnected from the rest of the worlds internet. Indians are scammers and spammers, the lowest forms of life on earth.
Some private torrent sites banned the entirety of that country since those people caused too much headache for them.
 
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