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So to Speak podcast: ‘Is this the day the Internet dies?’

By and October 5, 2017

The experts are calling it the free speech debate of the next decade: What are the rules for what people can say — and see — online? Who decides? And who pays the price when “The Delete Squad” gets it wrong?

On today’s episode of So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast, we tackle the growing power private companies have over our information online. FIRE’s Alex Morey talks to experts on all sides of the issue, from the Facebook team working to keep the social network uncensored — but also safe — for its users, to directors at the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Committee to Protect Journalists, and more.

When one entity can unilaterally censor billions of users at the push of a button, what does it mean for the future of the internet? “Is this the day the Internet dies?”

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