Does Microsofts new rep system censor freedom of speech?

#1joeymegsPosted 3/27/2014 10:45:07 AM
Does Microsofts new rep system censor freedom of speech? - Results (563 votes)
Yes. I should be able to say whatever I want.
30.02% (169 votes)
169
No. Some people need to be censored.
53.46% (301 votes)
301
Maybe. I need to see the system implemented.
16.52% (93 votes)
93
This poll is now closed.
I have to see the system implemented. I also can't help but feel as if this maybe be an intrusion of my first amendment right.
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#2axelfooley2k5Posted 3/27/2014 10:47:36 AM
Are you nasty online?

I dont understand
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#3Kovalchuk_Posted 3/27/2014 10:49:10 AM
If you can't act like a decent person then you don't deserve freedom.
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#4bLiNdSnIpErZ20Posted 3/27/2014 10:50:54 AM
People take freedom of speech too literally...
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#5cheezedadadaPosted 3/27/2014 10:56:41 AM(edited)
It's a moot point. You forfeit rights like that when you agree to the ToS if applicable. Same thing happens on Gamefaqs. You can say whatever you want, but the moderators can remove that message if its against their rules. Freedom of speech doesn't apply in situations like these nor does it mean what most people assume it means.
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#6jcrowley30Posted 3/27/2014 10:51:27 AM
You give up your 1st amendment right when you sign a service agreement with microsoft. Also the 1st amendment means you won't go to jail for it, it doesn't protect you from everything like many people think.
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#7RybalPosted 3/27/2014 10:52:38 AM
You do understand that the First Amendment does not apply to companies, right? It prohibits the GOVERNMENT from limiting your speech (though the Supreme Court has caveated that).

Using Microsoft's services is an implied agreement to abide by their rules.
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#8WartPig_Posted 3/27/2014 10:53:14 AM
your right only extend to the point where they infringe on others. (read the preamble)

also a private network can set its own rules with a ToU wich you agreed to like gamefaqs.
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#9EllesarienPosted 3/27/2014 10:54:45 AM
We need a new Poll :


% of Americans that truly have no idea what the 1st amendment entails :

0%
1%
2%
5%
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I will try and see it from your point of view, but I doubt we'll be able to fit both our heads up there.
#10cheezedadadaPosted 3/27/2014 10:56:05 AM
How are people voting "yes" to this? LOL
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