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After COPA: Does Congress want to protect First Amendment freedom online?

It’s censorship projection day today. Leslie Harris, President and CEO of the Center for Democracy & Technology weighs in on the political landscape for internet censorship post-COPA at the Huffington Post: So what happens next? Will Congress once again beat … Continue reading

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FCC plan to remove porn filtering from internet plan

Kevin Martin, the Chair of the Federal Communications Commission, is still working to push a plan to create a free wireless broadband network. Public Knowledge, which supports the plan, writes: We appreciate the potential of a new service that could … Continue reading

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Rogue censorship

Editorial from the Detroit Free Press: Television broadcasts shouldn’t be filled with curse words uttered without regard to purpose, time of day or relevance. But it’s equally true that the Federal Communications Commission, which has adopted increasingly aggressive but vaguely … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court debates fleeting expletives

CommLaw Blog is covering FCC v Fox Television in the Supreme Court. But as Marjorie Heins points out at the Free Expression Policy Project, it looks like the case will turn on what should be censored for “indecency” rather than … Continue reading

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