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Facebook, others, urged to allow free speech

October 18, 2013

Media giants such as Facebook, Google and Apple should voluntarily abide by the First Amendment's free speech requirement and fulfill their role as "gatekeepers to new web-based communications platforms," according to a new proposal from the National Religious Broadcasters.
NRB presented its proposal Wednesday (Sept. 12), underscoring its concern that new media companies have stifled religious free speech. NRB offered the recommendation in a new document, "Free Speech Charter for the Internet," made public at a Washington, D.C., news conference.

 


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