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Internet Speech: A Boon to Civic Engagement

January 1, 2018  •  By IFS Staff  •    •  

The internet is an empowering and diversifying medium capable of uplifting marginalized voices. It has allowed more Americans to meaningfully participate in political dialogue and access more information and speech than ever before. It has enabled the average person to initiate and participate in movements for political and social change and to challenge power and authority. In the internet age,…

Congress’ Growing Desire to Regulate Silicon Valley Threatens the First Amendment

April 17, 2019   •  By Luke Wachob   •  ,

However little Americans may trust companies like Google, Facebook, and Twitter – and that skepticism is surely warranted – it would be immensely dangerous ...

Round-Up: Responses to Mark Zuckerberg’s Call for More Internet Speech Regulation

April 4, 2019   •  By Luke Wachob   •  ,

Mark Zuckerberg says he has too much power, and you must stop him. In a March 30th op-ed for The Washington Post, the Facebook ...

What Would H.R. 1 Mean for My Group?

PDF available here By Eric Wang, Senior Fellow[1] One way to better understand how H.R. 1 would affect nonprofit civic and advocacy groups is ...

Letter to U.S. House of Representatives in Opposition to H.R. 1

The Institute for Free Speech writes in strong opposition to H.R. 1, the “For the People Act.” More appropriately known as the “For the ...

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