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Censorship

TagLast edit: 1 Aug 2020 10:15 UTC by Yoav Ravid

Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information, on the basis that such material is considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or “inconvenient.” Censorship can be conducted by governments, private institutions, and other controlling bodies. (From Wikipedia)

Public-fac­ing Cen­sor­ship Is Safety Theater, Caus­ing Rep­u­ta­tional Da­m­age

Yitz23 Sep 2022 5:08 UTC
149 points
42 comments6 min readLW link

A tale from Com­mu­nist China

Wei Dai18 Oct 2020 17:37 UTC
271 points
65 comments2 min readLW link1 review

Large Lan­guage Models will be Great for Censorship

Ethan Edwards21 Aug 2023 19:03 UTC
183 points
14 comments8 min readLW link
(ethanedwards.substack.com)

The Heck­ler’s Veto Is Also Sub­ject to the Unilat­er­al­ist’s Curse

Zack_M_Davis9 Mar 2020 8:11 UTC
48 points
6 comments2 min readLW link

Be­ware Triv­ial Inconveniences

Scott Alexander6 May 2009 22:04 UTC
251 points
107 comments4 min readLW link

Heads I Win, Tails?—Never Heard of Her; Or, Selec­tive Re­port­ing and the Tragedy of the Green Rationalists

Zack_M_Davis24 Sep 2019 4:12 UTC
299 points
40 comments8 min readLW link2 reviews

Free Speech and Triskaideka­pho­bic Calcu­la­tors: A Re­ply to Hub­inger on the Rele­vance of Public On­line Dis­cus­sion to Ex­is­ten­tial Risk

Zack_M_Davis21 Dec 2019 0:49 UTC
75 points
25 comments2 min readLW link

Jour­nal ar­ti­cle: “The Myth­i­cal Ta­boo on Race and In­tel­li­gence”

CronoDAS16 Oct 2020 2:58 UTC
−17 points
11 comments1 min readLW link
(journals.sagepub.com)

Speak­ing Truth to Power Is a Schel­ling Point

Zack_M_Davis30 Dec 2019 6:12 UTC
52 points
19 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] Are there ex­am­ples of ra­tio­nal­ists get­ting cen­sored for COVID-19 re­lated com­mu­ni­ca­tion?

ChristianKl15 Jan 2021 18:46 UTC
15 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

On the na­ture of anxiety

mr_fahrenheit22 Feb 2021 23:56 UTC
0 points
0 comments5 min readLW link

Open, Free, Safe: Choose Two

jaspax20 Mar 2021 16:42 UTC
108 points
17 comments5 min readLW link

On­line Pri­vacy: Should you Care?

brook11 Feb 2022 13:20 UTC
11 points
1 comment6 min readLW link

[META] Build­ing a ra­tio­nal­ist com­mu­ni­ca­tion sys­tem to avoid censorship

Donald Hobson23 Jun 2020 14:12 UTC
36 points
33 comments2 min readLW link

New cen­sor­ship: against hy­po­thet­i­cal vi­o­lence against iden­ti­fi­able people

Eliezer Yudkowsky23 Dec 2012 21:00 UTC
43 points
448 comments1 min readLW link

Should LW have a pub­lic cen­sor­ship policy?

Bongo11 Dec 2010 22:45 UTC
25 points
42 comments1 min readLW link

Be­ing your own censor

[deleted]8 Jan 2011 19:05 UTC
31 points
16 comments2 min readLW link

Free Speech as Le­gal Right vs. Eth­i­cal Value

ozymandias28 Nov 2017 16:49 UTC
14 points
8 comments2 min readLW link

Scarcity

Eliezer Yudkowsky27 Mar 2008 8:07 UTC
72 points
20 comments3 min readLW link

I’ve had it with those dark ru­mours about our cul­ture rigor­ously sup­press­ing opinions

Multiheaded25 Jan 2012 17:43 UTC
44 points
868 comments2 min readLW link

Be­ware Triv­ial Fears

Stabilizer4 Feb 2014 5:40 UTC
57 points
41 comments2 min readLW link

Think Like a Supervillain

Qiaochu_Yuan20 Feb 2013 8:34 UTC
46 points
111 comments2 min readLW link

Avoid­ing Selec­tion Bias

the gears to ascension4 Oct 2017 19:10 UTC
20 points
17 comments1 min readLW link

[LINK] Why I’m not on the Ra­tion­al­ist Masterlist

Apprentice6 Jan 2014 0:16 UTC
40 points
882 comments1 min readLW link
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