On Freedom of Speech, Cancel Culture & the Libertas Project

Why is this so scary?

The right to express opinions without fear of criminal prosecution is an ideal that can be traced as far back as ancient Greece, the land of the fathers of democratic ideals.

What is happening now to undermine freedom of speech, expression and thought?

Criminalising the incitement of violence, obscene material and defamation are seen as justifiable reasons to curb freedom of speech as the context of such speech has manifestations that go beyond words and opinions.

Rowan Atkinson
Example of YouTube censorship in action

So… the Libertas Project, what is it and how does it tie into this?

The Libertas Project was born out of passion for free speech. It’s a labour of love. It’s a way to allow people to have a platform and a voice, without fear of being deleted, banned, deplatformed, demonetised or treated like pariahs.

Podcast streaming from multiple sources on the blockchain

Libertas is a decentralized audio and podcast streaming service built on the Ethereum Blockchain.

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