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Clinton’s Remarks on Internet FreedomClinton’s Remarks on Internet Freedom



Last week, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, gave an important speech on the importance of freedom of speech on the Internet.  Her speech touched upon the remarkable potential of the Internet as a communications medium as well as the difficult policy issues associated with protecting it.

A key message was the importance of keeping the internet open to permit a free exchange of ideas and knowledge:

“On their own, new technologies do not take sides in the struggle for freedom and progress, but the United States does.