[Hpr] Regarding episode 3414 and COVID-19 disinformation

BK Navarette bknavarette at gmail.com
Fri Sep 17 12:34:02 PDT 2021

I listened to the episode and it was as good as any other, lets assume 
that hpr listeners are as smart as they need to be and not turn hpr into 
another nanny state.


also if you have another take on any subject (including forth) do a show 
we'd love to hear it

On 9/17/21 15:27, Mike Ray wrote:
> I haven't listened to it. Don't listen to many these days, but yes I
> agree it should be taken down.
> On 17/09/2021 20:22, Jeroen Baten wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have not heard the episode yet but agree with you that health
>> disinformation is a plague that should be dealt with.
>> Regards,
>> Jeroen Baten
>> On 17-09-2021 21:09, nihilazo via Hpr wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I have been wanting to contribute another episode to HPR for years but
>>> have not got around to it yet. However I am more skeptical to lend my
>>> voice to HPR after the publication of episode 3414, which spreads
>>> anti-vaccine and conspiratorial ideas and promotes vitamin B3 as a
>>> vaccine alternative (which has some benefits, as a preventative
>>> alongside the vaccine, but is no replacement, and studies are still
>>> fairly preliminary).
>>> I understand that usual HPR policy dictates that episodes are not to
>>> be edited or removed after they are uploaded but in the case of this
>>> episode I think it's irresponsible for Hacker Public Radio to leave it
>>> up, especially in the midst of a global health crisis.
>>> Are there any plans to deal with this episode's potentially harmful
>>> content?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Nico
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