Disney Shuts Down Blog

A blogger named Spocko is making the headlines today. Spocko posted audio clips of inflammatory racist comments made by DJ’s on a Disney-owned radio station (KSFO in San Fran). Recently, Disney’s lawyers forced Spocko’s ISP to shut the blog down. Spocko retailiated by alerting KSFO advertisers that they’ve been sponsoring what many people would call hate speech against Muslims.
Of course, the audio has been posted and re-posted all over the Web. (Check it out at BoingBoing .) Surely, Disney’s lawyers must recognize that the cat’s out of the bag.
On one hand, the right-wing rants are inflammatory and just dumb; on the other, free speech is free speech. Sticks and stones, you know?

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  1. Free speech is free speech, but hate speech is something different. For instance, spankbot’s foul-mouthed, bitter spew above.

  2. I deleted the comment you reference, Theo. Editing has its privileges.

  3. Mickey’s looks like he needs a vacation.

  4. Thank you for deleting comments you disagree with. That said, Cindy Sheehan pretty disgusting – I first started to realize how mad she was when she went to Cuba to meet with it’s leaders.

  5. I disagree with your comment too. Yet it stands. I allow for diversity of opinion, but draw the line at ignorant, irresponsible and/or inflamatory language.