Apparently it is okay for them to speak freely. But for Sarah Palin to speak freely and express her contempt for Assange and Wikileaks. The crowd of progressives who adulate Assange apparently did a DDOS trying to shutdown her website.
If you want to see how deranged the left can be, read the comments on that article.
More amusingly, is the number of people who fancy themselves "anarchists" and do not realize that anarchy (as opposed to rich kids destroying stuff in large groups to show how cool they are) is actually a worse situation than a government. In an anarchy, a bunch of masked kids running through a big city smashing in shop windows would be machine gunned or sold into slavery by the private security firms that would exist in a true anarchy.