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Is corporate censorship the same as government censorship?


In the U.S. we have freedom of speech, so government censorship is a serious thing. But when we work for a corporation, we have to sign legal documents that give the company the power to terminate our contract. Which is why celebrities often get fired/lose their sponsorship for saying offensive things. Is this kind of corporate censorship as serious as government censorship? Are they one in the same since the corporation is inside the U.S.? Or are these two completely different concepts?

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    M. T. Dremer 17 months ago

    But, does political correctness have a tangible impact on freedom of speech? Or are the consequences of saying something offensive only ever applied to that employee contract? I.e. someone says something offensive, gets fired.


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