Hillary Clinton: Hero and Villain of the Internet
In a speech at The Hague, Clinton sounded less like the Secretary of State than some sort of digital-freedom superhero
As Congress sinks its teeth into an alternative to the widely loathed anti-piracy legislation that some fear will lead to Internet censorship, Hillary Clinton is standing up for the ideals of an open web . In a speech at The Hague, Clinton sounded less like the Secretary of State than some sort of digital freedom superhero. And she's not just talking about the Internet in the United States but also censor-happy countries like China, Syria and Russia. "When ideas are blocked, information deleted, conversations stifled and people constrained in their choices, the Internet is diminished for all of us," she said on Thursday. "There isn't an economic Internet and a social Internet and a political Internet. There's just the Internet."
Glenn Greenwald doesn't buy that talk for a second.
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