Reddit takes a stand for South Park

The social bookmarking site Reddit.com, one of the most popular websites in the world, has made a symbolic stand for free expression by using South Park’s Mohammed cartoon as the logo for its “Atheism” branch:

This gesture from the Conde Nast Digital owned company is another example of the growing popular revolt against self-censorship.


One Response to “Reddit takes a stand for South Park”

  1. JB says:

    I was thrilled when I saw that too, but you’re missing an important point: Most of the “subreddits”, including the Atheism one, aren’t managed by the Reddit team but by users who created them. Reddit is permitting it (my inner cynic feels that they’d probably face a huge backslash if they didn’t), but they didn’t actually do this themselves.