Chinese Internet: The Sixth Chinese Internet Research Conference in Hong Kong
Master of Political Science, Copenhagen University
On Freedom of Speech and Compulsions of Silence
Stig Toft Madsen
April 14, 2008
In the silent zone compartment of the IC19 Copenhagen-Århus train the rules are simple. All electronic equipment must be switched to silent mode, and conversations must be conducted in other parts of the train. The freedom of speech severely constrained, passengers enjoy a quiet working atmosphere or the chance to sleep as if in their own bed.
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