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Freedom of Expression: The Spam Elite

November 23, 2015 // Die Zeit - Germany - German

<i>The U.S. student revolts of 2015: "Goodthink" instead of dissent and freedom of expression.</i> What does George Orwell have to do with Halloween? We have Orwell's "1984" to thank for "goodthink" and "newspeak." Totalitarian-controlled speech no longer permitted concepts or ideas that expressed "crimethink": [Read more]

Texas: Free Expression?

May 9, 2015 // Semana - Colombia - Spanish

Pamela Geller, 56, left her anonymity behind this week after organizing a contest in Dallas, Texas that included caricatures of the prophet Muhammad, and ended in a shooting where the two aggressors died. The contest was designed to mock the symbols of Islam with the representations of the prophet and, as was expected, [Read more]

Yes, the Internet Is ‘Public Property’

March 5, 2015 // Le Monde - France - French

The FCC’s position fell firmly in favor of net neutrality in the USA, announcing a series of rules surrounding operators’ activities, which in future will prevent them from giving priority to certain content providers by making them pay more for better-quality access.