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?
Disney Shuts Down Blog
January 5, 2007 By