Blackberry Services banned in the UAE. South Africa looking to yoke the free press. North Korea blacking out all internet.
Wikileaks blowing the lid off US military atrocities (amongst other things). Finland declares that 1MB line is a human right. BP forced to act through a digital groundswell of global public pressure.
All of this affects you. Your freedom of speech is always under threat. Your right to know is always being questioned. Maybe not directly, maybe not in our home town, but wherever the battles are fought, they’re being fought for you too.
In the words of Voltaire, “I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.”