«A good sign as to whether there is free speech is, is someone you don’t like allowed to say something you don’t like. And if that is the case, then we have free speech. And it’s damn annoying when someone you don’t like says something you don’t like. That is a sign of a healthy functioning free speech situation.»
In a recent TED interview, Elon Musk pretty much summed up how you recognize free speech (cut from a YouTube Channel here):
or the full TED interview here:
It’s one of the reasons why I prefer Gab to Twitter. I not a fan of (actually) anti-semitic Memes and Nazi propaganda, but as lot as I see that shit, I know the stuff I do like will not be censored.