Now let’s free the bloggers!

Sometimes we take those freedoms we do have for granted. Patrick notes the Sluggers may be fine, but in other places causing offence as a blogger can land you in jail with little hope of an appeal…

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty

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