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    Should bomb-making instructions be protected free speech?

    There are websites giving exact details on how to make bombs easily, including such as was used in the Boston murders and attack. Should the government be able to outlaw it? Should websites that give bomb-making instructions be protected free speech?

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    Re: Should bomb-making instructions be protected free speech?

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    There are websites giving exact details on how to make bombs easily, including such as was used in the Boston murders and attack. Should the government be able to outlaw it? Should websites that give bomb-making instructions be protected free speech?
    it might not be the best thing to put on the internet, but it is free speech
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    Re: Should bomb-making instructions be protected free speech?

    I just checked the website of the National Incindiary Device Association, and they claim that when bombs are outlawed, only outlaws will have bombs.

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    Re: Should bomb-making instructions be protected free speech?

    Bombs have no legitimate use except terrorism and I would ban bomb making instructions.

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    Re: Should bomb-making instructions be protected free speech?

    [sarcasm] Hey, bombs are arms. We have a right to bear bombs. Bombs don't kill people. People with bombs kill people. Take away their bombs and they will just find another way. Next thing you know the government will be coming for your bombs. When bombs are outlawed, only outlaws will have bombs. [/sarcasm]

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    Re: Should bomb-making instructions be protected free speech?

    The question isn't "Should we ban instructions on bomb making", the question is, should we surrender even a LITTLE free speech on the net. Do you understand what it means to allow government to have a say on what content is OK to post, and what isn't?

    Fact is, the information is out there. To get that information NOT out there, internet wise, would be a pretty huge undertaking, and we wouldn't be any safer from would be bombers after it was all said and done.

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    Re: Should bomb-making instructions be protected free speech?

    Of course. Knowledge, in and of itself is not dangerous. Only people can be dangerous.

    BTW, do you have a link to that website? While I have no interest in actually building a bomb (if I did, I wouldn't need that site), it might be interesting to read.
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    Re: Should bomb-making instructions be protected free speech?

    Quote Originally Posted by DVSentinel View Post
    Of course. Knowledge, in and of itself is not dangerous. Only people can be dangerous.

    BTW, do you have a link to that website? While I have no interest in actually building a bomb (if I did, I wouldn't need that site), it might be interesting to read.
    Sorry, I won't search, and would not link to such a website if I knew. The news has been covering a specific website specifically set up by Al Quida for how to make bombs to use and how to use them for terrorism, which appears is where the Boston bombers found their design and made it exactly from, using it exactly as suggested.

    I voted no. Since bombs are always illegal without strict permits/Lincense, I believe such websites could be outlawed, banned and removed.
    Last edited by joko104; 04-23-13 at 02:23 PM.

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    Re: Should bomb-making instructions be protected free speech?

    Quote Originally Posted by DVSentinel View Post
    Of course. Knowledge, in and of itself is not dangerous. Only people can be dangerous.

    BTW, do you have a link to that website? While I have no interest in actually building a bomb (if I did, I wouldn't need that site), it might be interesting to read.
    You couldn't PAY me to click on a website like that!

    You'd have black S.U.V.'s in your driveway before you know it! Yikes!

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    Re: Should bomb-making instructions be protected free speech?

    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    You couldn't PAY me to click on a website like that!

    You'd have black S.U.V.'s in your driveway before you know it! Yikes!
    Yes, and before this your computer downloaded remotely and everything on it, every keystroke you ever made, plus all emails you ever received or sent via that government data base carefully reviewed.

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