Filtering out free speech


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Author(s): Daphne KellerPublication Date: January 17, 2020Publication Type: Other WritingIn a landmark ruling earlier this month, India’s Supreme Court held that citizens’ right to freedom of speech and rights to carry out business using the internet are constitutionally protected. The new decision builds in part on an equally important 2015 case, Shreya Singhal v. Union of India, in which the Court defined key rules for the relationship between democratic governments and commercial internet platforms. Read more about Filtering out free speech