Hillary Clinton on internet censorship

As recently quoted on BoingBoing, Hillary Clinton in January of 2010 spoke of her support of those fighting internet censorship.

We are also supporting the development of new tools that enable citizens to exercise their rights of free expression by circumventing politically motivated censorship. We are providing funds to groups around the world to make sure that those tools get to the people who need them in local languages, and with the training they need to access the internet safely.

Hmm, and this is Hillary on th29th of November 2010,

CLINTON: Now, I’m aware that some may mistakenly applaud those responsible. So I want to set the record straight: There is nothing laudable about endangering innocent people, and there is nothing brave about sabotaging the peaceful relations between nations on which our common security depends. There have been examples in history in which official conduct has been made public in the name of exposing wrongdoings or misdeeds. This is not one of those cases. Quoted from the Huffington Post.

Ok, so Internet censorship is only bad if you live in a dictatorship, in a democracy you can censor as much as you want.  You know those democratic countries like the Democratic Republic of Germany, the Democratic Republic of North Korea, or the United States.

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