Write 15 pages with APA style on Whether or Not the Internet Should Be Censured. Internet censorship, therefore, is a controversial issue. This essay discusses whether or not the internet should be censured. In the essay, I have argued that the internet should be censured because its advantages far outweigh its disadvantages.
The main problem with internet censorship is that it is inconsistent with the universal human rights to freedom of expression and freedom of speech. internet censorship also is against the individual right to access information. The main tenet of the freedom of expression or speech is that every person has an inalienable right to freely express themselves. on the other hand, the right to information means that every person has the right to access information that they need in their lives. On this basis, the critiques of internet censorship contend that the censure of the internet is against these basic human rights, and for that reason, they conclude that internet censorship is unethical and illegal.
A critical look at this view, however, shows that internet censorship is not against human freedoms to speech and information. This is because, although every person has the right to freely express themselves and to access the information that they need, the human right freedoms of expression, and access to information, however, are not absolute. The law does not allow one to exercise their rights of speech, and access to information, if by so doing they interfere with the rights of other people. For this reason, internet censorship is not illegal because it is meant to protect the human rights of other people by blocking access to information that can harm the people in one way or the other.
The second argument against internet censorship is that internet censorship limits education resources for people.