Those whom possess a printing press make and shape the rules. What the current digital age has done is proliferate the printing press at little cost of monetary capital which now brings unease to those e.g. large media and corporate conglomerates who have controlled one of the greatest powers known to man “perception” for centuries.
The free flowing distribution of knowledge and information is great when YOU can narrate and shape that said information but as soon as the homeless gentleman's voice you see down the street always begging for change is as equal or has the potential to be more powerful than a wealthy aristocrat's well then we need to pass legislation for the safety of the public to discourage certain types of disinformation in the eyes of the those in POWER who are likely in possession of printing presses themselves.
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