[Hpr] Regarding episode 3414 and COVID-19 disinformation

BK Navarette bknavarette at gmail.com
Fri Sep 17 15:52:42 PDT 2021


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car_bomb, probably enough info for a 
'hacker' to get started right here.

Brian-in-ohio

On 9/17/21 18:41, Mike Ray wrote:
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> OK. So if I did a podcast about how to make a bloody great truck bomb to
> park under Canary Wharf, would that get removed?
>
> How about a podcast about how to make novichok?
>
> Freedom of speech has its limits.
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> On 17/09/2021 23:29, BK Navarette wrote:
>> I thought content wasn't edited on hpr.
>>
>> Brian-in-ohio
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>> On 9/17/21 17:21, Joshua Knapp wrote:
>>> Would it be possible to actually flag 3414 with the information to the
>>> CDC or other reputable source of information?  Similar to how YouTube
>>> and other services flag posts like this?
>>>
>>> On Fri, Sep 17, 2021 at 2:17 PM Klaatu <klaatu at mixedsignals.ml> wrote:
>>>
>>>      It is objectively true that people are dying from Covid-19, and if
>>>      that didn't
>>>      concern the Hacker Public Radio community, I'd be saddened and
>>>      disappointed in
>>>      all of us.
>>>
>>>      Most listeners of HPR are not on this mailing list.  I propose we
>>>      combat the
>>>      disinformation in 3414 with *several* episodes of correct
>>>      information. I
>>>      believe the best cure for ignorance is knowledge.
>>>
>>>      People already believe that "critical thinking" (read: ignoring
>>>      scientific
>>>      evidence and "doing your own research" even though you have no
>>>      access to Covid
>>>      patients or laboratories) will expose "the truth" behind Covid.
>>>      Episode 3414
>>>      isn't introducing anybody to these ideas.
>>>
>>>      Episodes in response to it, however, could be the thing that gives
>>>      someone the
>>>      courage to stop all of their head-in-the-sand "critical thinking"
>>>      and to start
>>>      listening to the experts.
>>>
>>>      I'm happy to do an episode in response, and in fact I'll post one
>>>      later today.
>>>      I'd be happier still if anybody responding to this thread does the
>>>      same.
>>>
>>>      -klaatu
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>      >
>>>      > brian-in-ohio
>>>      >
>>>      > On 9/17/21 15:09, 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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