What is Free Speech in an Online Community?
Often, when we remove an inappropriate post or an offensive member from our Science on Google+ Community, we hear cries of Censorship! and we’re accused of violating the right to free speech. This brilliant xkcd cartoon nails the difference between the right to free speech and the rights and responsibilities of community membership.
As Neil deGrasse Tyson said, “we live in a country that guarantees free speech, but it’s not a country that guarantees that anything you say is correct”.