The latest developments that serve to worsen the situation with freedom of speech in first-world countries. The gradual erosion of fundamental rights and freedoms in the EU.Disobeying the official rules: how bad can the consequences be? A curb on freedom of speech through debanking in Canada. Nigel Farage’s case in the UK. Varying viewpoints on debanking: what is the source of threat? Cooperation and consultations as a smarter approach to be used instead of debanking.