Welcome to South Pittsburg, TN North Korea

…where there is no First Amendment. They’re pretty hazy on the privacy implicit in the Third, Fourth, Fifth, Ninth, and Tenth Amendments, too.

Tennessee Town Bans Negative Online Comments, Gets Trolled by Reddit
The town of 3,000 people, just west of Chattanooga, passed a resolution on Dec. 9 that applies to anyone professionally connected to South Pittsburg—including employees, volunteers, and contractors—from “publicly discuss[ing] information about other employees and/or volunteers not approved for public communication” on social media, according to the official resolution. It also warns against writing anything on a personal Facebook (FB) page or on Twitter (TWTR) that might be considered defamatory or libelous. People “should have no expectation of privacy whatsoever,” the policy states.

Mayor Dumbass Dawkins, allow me to introduce you to 1) “prior restraint”, and 2) the Streisand Effect.

Have a nice day.


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