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November 08, 2006

New Entry: Freedom of Speech on the Internet

Watchdog adds Egypt to Internet "Blacklist"

This article, dated November 8, 2006, discusses an internationally important issue: freedom of speech. This week, an international journalist organization placed Egypt on an “internet blacklist,” criticizing the nation for its intolerance to free expression of ideas. Traditionally, the freedom of speech debate as a core aspect of world democracy has stemmed from verbal and written forms of expression, including newspapers and magazines. However, as technology advances have pushed across the world, the internet has become one of the main forums for communication of ideas and opinions in the form of blogs, etc.

Posted by jzemon at November 8, 2006 11:52 AM


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