Friday, May 13, 2005

On Requiring the Registration of Blogs

Charter of Rights and Freedoms:
2. Everyone has the following fundamental freedoms:

a) freedom of conscience and religion;
b) freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression, including freedom of the press and other media of communication;
c) freedom of peaceful assembly; and
d) freedom of association.
"The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48"
Free Free (fr=e), a. Compar. Freer (-~er); superl.
Freest (-e^st). OE. fre, freo, AS. fre'o, frimac;
akin to D. vrij, OS. & OHG. frimac, G. frei, Icel.
frimac, Sw. & Dan. fri, Goth. freis, and also to Skr. prija
beloved, dear, fr. primac to love, Goth. frij=on. Cf.
Affray, Belfry, Friday, Friend, Frith inclosure.
1. Exempt from subjection to the will of others; not under
restraint, control, or compulsion; able to follow one's
own impulses, desires, or inclinations; determining one's
own course of action; not dependent; at liberty
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That which has the power, or not the power, to
operate, is that alone which is or is not free.
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2. Not under an arbitrary or despotic government; subject
only to fixed laws regularly and fairly administered, and
defended by them from encroachments upon natural or
acquired rights
; enjoying political liberty.
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