Motherboard – Ecuador’s President, Allegedly a Free Internet Icon, Is Happy to Sue the Press
Date: Feb 11, 2014
Meanwhile, Correa was busy proposing to eliminate print newspapers in the country altogether after many editorials there hammered him over his plan to drill for oil in the Amazon.
“Now the big ‘ecologists’ are newspaper businesses,” he tweeted back in August. “We propose that newspapers go solely digital to save paper and avoid so much indiscriminate cutting of trees. We’ll see who is who.”
This is just a reminder that maybe we should step back and see who is who before choosing which political figures to rally around as protectors of a free and open Internet.