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9alpha
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The Contender
SmartSoda
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Internet censorship

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SmartSoda
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 7/16/2015 Category: Technology
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 351 times Debate No: 77775
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9alpha

Con

When ever there is new technology, society tries to figure out how it fits in to there rules of the past, sometimes they don't change any laws, and sometimes they do, but when it comes to Internet in the united states, all the same rules and rights that we have as citizens still apply.

One thing I want to make clear is that individual websites have the right to edited and censor there own page if they want to, but people should have the right to look through unfiltered search results on the internet, to insure they are getting both opinions on all of there information. Although there are some awful things like child pornogrophy and drug dealing on the internet, that don't give the government or companies to decide what we see and what we don't see. The eight to a unceancered Internet is what I belive to be a civil liberty and the reasons behind having one grow more important each day.

I look for word to debating with whover my opponent is.
SmartSoda

Pro

Hello 9alpha,

First of all, a search engines are hosted on these things called websites. Websites contain web pages, which are hosted on a server somewhere in the planet. So if you are searching on Google, you are accessing Google's web pages, and since it is in their possession, they have the right to modify and filter what is displayed on their web pages, just like you said earlier. Google is not the government, or related.

Second of all, illegal things should be removed as they violate these things called federal laws. Laws were made to protect citizens. If you were a parent, would you like your child to see these things?

Third of all, my opponent cannot spell correctly or use proper grammar.
1. there -> their
2. united states -> United States
3. edited -> edit
4. there -> their
5. there -> their
6. p******ophy -> p******aphy
7. eight -> right
8. unceancered -> uncensored
9. Internet -> internet
10. belive -> believe

I apologize for my attitude as this is my first debate.
Debate Round No. 1
9alpha

Con

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SmartSoda

Pro

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Debate Round No. 2
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Vote Placed by Midnight1131 1 year ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Con loses primarily for the forfeit (and spelling).