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Sunday, November 30, 2008

Google and Free Speech

Law professor Jeffrey Rosen turns reporter in this New York Times Magazine article on "Google Gatekeepers." In this feature piece, he explores how demands from various countries that YouTube take down what they consider to be offensive videos have forced Google, as YouTube's parent company, to confront an important issue: the extent to which it will stand up for free speech as we conceive of it in the U.S. and when it will honor foreign laws that support different balances between free speech and other considerations. 

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