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To put that on one side and come then to your comments about what do people say on our environment, as I understood it, should that be equalised with what people can say in their environment, again to come back to that analogy of the chatter, the conversation in a social space, to us that would be like saying you should equalise what people are allowed to say in a pub with what people can say in a newspaper. They are just different ways of speaking, and of course people do gossip in pubs and spread names and so on in the same way that they do online. Without unravelling the Internet and shutting down or severely curtailing these kinds of services, I find it hard myself to see how one can deal with that.

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