New York Assemblyman Unveils Bill To Suppress Non-Government-Approved Free Speech

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In a bill aimed at securing a "right to be forgotten," introduced by Assemblyman David I. Weprin and (as Senate Bill 4561 by state Sen. Tony Avella), liberal New York politicians would require people to remove ‘inaccurate,’ ‘irrelevant,’ ‘inadequate’ or ‘excessive’ statements about others...

  • Within 30 days of a ”request from an individual,”
  • “all search engines and online speakers] shall remove … content about such individual, and links or indexes to any of the same, that is ‘inaccurate’, ‘irrelevant’, ‘inadequate’ or ‘excessive,’ ”
  • “and without replacing such removed … content with any disclaimer [or] takedown notice.”
  • “ ‘[I]naccurate’, ‘irrelevant’, ‘inadequate’, or ‘excessive’ shall mean content,”
  • “which after a significant lapse in time from its first publication,”
  • “is no longer material to current public debate or discourse,”
  • “especially when considered in light of the financial, reputational and/or demonstrable other harm that the information … is causing to the requester’s professional, financial, reputational or other interest,”
  • “with the exception of content related to convicted felonies, legal matters relating to violence, or a matter that is of significant current public interest, and as to which the requester’s role with regard to the matter is central and substantial.”

Failure to comply would make the search engines or speakers liable for, at least, statutory damages of $250/day plus attorney fees.

As The Washington Post's Eugene Volokh rages, under this bill, newspapers, scholarly works, copies of books on Google Books and Amazon, online encyclopedias (Wikipedia and others) — all would have to be censored whenever a judge and jury found (or the author expected them to find) that the speech was “no longer material to current public debate or discourse” (except when it was “related to convicted felonies” or “legal matters relating to violence” in which the subject played a “central and substantial” role).

And of course the bill contains no exception even for material of genuine historical interest; after all, such speech would have to be removed if it was “no longer material to current public debate.” Nor is there an exception for autobiographic material, whether in a book, on a blog or anywhere else. Nor is there an exception for political figures, prominent businesspeople and others.

But the deeper problem with the bill is simply that it aims to censor what people say, under a broad, vague test based on what the government thinks the public should or shouldn’t be discussing. It is clearly unconstitutional under current First Amendment law, and I hope First Amendment law will stay that way (no matter what rules other countries might have adopted).

Remember: There is no “right to be forgotten” in the abstract; no law can ensure that, and no law can be limited to that. Instead, the “right” this aims to protect is the power to suppress speech — the power to force people (on pain of financial ruin) to stop talking about other people, when some government body decides that they should stop.

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Bigly's picture

Dudes, Do not feed such trolls.  Ignore them!  They win when they get a rise out of you.  Just downvote and move on

That includes the much over-hyped MDB

Slingsby's picture

Yeah. The first time I read it I thought to myself "If I were making 7k a month working part time from home, I'd probably spend a lot less time posting about it on ZH and consider making it a full time position."

Luc X. Ifer's picture

Look ma, another fascist muslim troll  agent or leftist libtard masquerading as genuine right conservative persona.

NidStyles's picture

Your name says it all.

 

I'm a White upstanding Christian. I have never claimed to be a right-wing ideologue. I would never side with any group that says White are not a racial political group or denies the existence of racial political groups.

 

I've never hidden my opinion on any of this, so there is literally nothing anyone can say about me in this regard that would be damning. You can keep attacking me, like normal, but I assure you you will never beat me. You could kill me, but my message and work will live on through others. You could imprison me, and erase all evidence that I ever existed, and my work will still live on. Others will carry this burden for me when I fall. I know because many others have already picked it up and started carrying it for me.

 

My history as a Troll elsewhere is well known throughout our community, but I never troll about Jews. All of my historic Trolls have been to draw out the Jews and to make them expose the depths of their criminality.

 

 

It works every fucking time. I basically wrote the handbook on Trolling for Jews. As we can see by your posting here.

Douche McGoosh's picture

...and I am a big joo-bag who is here to rip you off NID.

NidStyles's picture

No, you're just a leftist cuck that thinks classic troll techniques will work on the guy that invented them.

 

Douche McGoosh's picture

Tell me how I am a leftist cuck NID? You are a fake COCK pretending to hate teh government but all you wanna do is "slurp slurp slurp" on its dick.

NidStyles's picture

I have never in once in my life ever said I hate anything, much less the government. I'm a very nice and loving person to people that earn my trust. FFS, I used to work for the government, and have no qualms about doing so in the future again either.

 

My position is very clear. Whites should be in charge of their own countries, not foreigners, not dual-citizens. Not Africans or whatever that have no historic relation with the country or it's people either.

 

Go cuck for leftism elsewhere, and try not to look so triggered next time.

Douche McGoosh's picture

and what have I said that would cause you to believe I am "a leftist" you moron? I am just a demented virtual being who likes to harass other people.

Luc X. Ifer's picture

What my name says yo fascist muslim agent?!

espirit's picture

Psychological projection. 

Philthy_Stacker's picture

Allow me NID. Hey Douche, NID's right you know. Now I don't care for trolling at all but you aren't even creating 'food for thought' with your Ad hominem attacks. Try engaging your cerebrum for once, instead of trying to get the forum worked up by irrelevant opposition.

Trolling is fine, IF (a big IF) you are relevant. And you my friend, are just a Douche.

Tallest Skil's picture

So you're mentally ill and have no refutation to the statements. Got it.

Luc X. Ifer's picture

Says the one who thinks is a sane and rational statement to accuse a single small nation for the whole evil in the world, if u would really know psychiatry u'll recognize the patterns of psychopathic paranoia into this BS in sane layman dictionary

Philthy_Stacker's picture

Whoa!!! Slow down son!! Who said the Jews were a nation? They are now and always will be just another religion.

There are Christians in Israel too.  And don't forget those other dudes hangin' out on the 'Strip'.

Croesus's picture

Jews always overplay their hand...let them carry on. There's no place left for these demonic fuckers to run and hide anymore.

Cheka_Mate's picture

Here's the perfect example:

(((Dr James Cantor)))

https://www.thestar.com/news/insight/2013/12/22/is_pedophilia_a_sexual_o...

He is trying to start a movement to normalize pedophiles 

 

SixIsNinE's picture

starting?

Alan Watt  (cuttingthroughthematrix.com)  has been telling us what the "monied power" have in mind for us for decades.

At least 15 years ago he was telling us that they would do this.  Watt is a historian and goes back to what was happening in the 1800s.

The sicko power folk - get this - want to completely normalize all kinds of deviant behavior - INCLUDING necrophilia.  

 

5 years ago - would you believe it possible that this gender confusion business be happening?   

timeframes are being shortened.  

the Quickening.

 

 

Bigly's picture

This is going to backfire on them

People who never really cared or paid attention are now.

I want people going after our first amendment strung up after a spectacular fair trial, of course.

I demand perp walks.  TRUMP NEEDS TO DO THIS IMMEDIATELY.

The HI judge, 80% of most govt depts.....remove them immediately.  JUST FUCKING FIRE THEM.

They serve no purpose.  Remove them.  NOW

 

 

East Indian's picture

Seems more like this was crafted to prevent people from speaking about the history of Jews 

 

 

Pizzagate is the proximate trigger...

Squid Viscous's picture

Saul and Sylvia Weprin must be proud of their baby lizard!!

gatorengineer's picture

Can we finally admit Hitler got a few things right?

No I dare anyone to find reference to these bills in the NY Slimes or anywhere else.

Drudge wont even pick this up for whatever reason

NIRP Diggler's picture

Allow me to gently expound on this.  The wrong side won WWII.

Implied Violins's picture

It would be more accurate to say that winners were inaccurately announced.

NidStyles's picture

WW2 was Nationalists versus international Marxists.

 

The Nationalists lost.

Cheka_Mate's picture

The ultimate logic of the Israeli-U.S. global war, writes Israeli activist Michel Warschawski of the Alternative Information Center in Jerusalem (July 30, 2006) is the “full ethnicization” of all conflicts, “in which one is not fighting a policy, a government or specific targets, but a ‘threat’ identified with a community” — or, in Israel’s case, with all non-Jewish communities.

LasVegasDave's picture

(((Weprin)))

 

no surprise.

 

Passage of this bill would be a capital offense to be enforced by free minded citizens

Squid Viscous's picture

haven't you been rounded up and gassed yet?

laomei's picture

(((every single time)))

iamrefreshed's picture

This Hymie lives in Holliswood, a Jewish area in Queens. No niggers allowed. Just their votes.

TruthHunter's picture

Summa Cum Laude? Political science? He knows better. On second thought shoot his profs first.

BennyBoy's picture

 

Yeah, this idiot from Queens has the right to be forgotten quickly.

Alananda's picture

Inaccurate? Nope. Check.
Irrelevant? Certainly not. Check.
Inadequate? From the bulge in his shorts, no way. Check.
Excessive? Hardly. Check.

SO BE IT: Fucking statist pigs.
DONE.
APPROVED.

Andre's picture

I see a lot of comments about Judaism, but this is WAY beyond that.

It's about being forgotten, alright. About all those inconvenient statements a politician or corporation made ten years ago, so all Hillary's or Harry Reid's or whoever else's past is hidden.

It's about snowflake safe spaces, where any dissent can be silenced by law

Gotta say, "Giant Meteor" is sounding better that "Drain the Swamp" with each passing day.

Dancing Disraeli's picture

You've read comments about Jews, not Judaism.  Most of these effers are atheists.  Ethnic Jew atheists. 

Andre's picture

Fair call. Upvote for that.

Bryan's picture

Do we just HAVE to do everything Europe does (and fails at)?

The Wizard's picture

The question is what is he and "they" afraid of that is being stated on the internet? There are already laws on the books for slander and lible.

Will trolls and agents of the government who put out purposeful disinformation be charged?

NidStyles's picture

Ten guesses on which small tiny minority racial group this dipshit gets his genetic makeup from.

 

It rhymes with who and ends with ews.

MFL5591's picture

Same pedigree that destroyed Germany

Hal n back's picture

ya know, if this can be optimized to make it unlewful to speak at all, I could end up being able to watch sports, movies or listen to music without anybody ever interupting me again.

Ok, the exception will be your own  grandchildren under 16.

TheDynamiteGuy's picture

Exactly! This is Censorship of the Highest Order! Fuck These Clowns!

RagaMuffin's picture

Give it up for the new team in town the New York Nazis...............

Laddie's picture

You have the WRONG team, try BOLSHEVIKS:
Anti-Defamation League Unveils Silicon Valley “Command Center” to Further Attack Free Speech on Social Media

Stalin’s Willing Executioners by Kevin MacDonald PhD (PDF) emeritus professor of psychology at California State University - Long Beach
“If there is any lesson to be learned, it is that Jews not only became an elite in all these areas, they became a hostile elite — hostile to the traditional people and cultures of all three areas they came to dominate.
Indeed, hatred toward the peoples and cultures of non-Jews … has been the Jewish norm throughout history . . . this sort of hostility to whites and to Christianity is a mainstream Jewish phenomenon.”

No Campus (Or Country) for White Men

George Lincoln Rockwell, Brown University 1965 He was a decorated, WWII & KOREA US NAVAL COMMANDER, he was assassinated in 1967 (AUDIO)

Called Commander Rockwell's Greatest Speech, delivered at University in Minnesota (AUDIO)

RagaMuffin's picture

I can see irony is lost on you.............