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China’s Internet Police Launch ‘Speech Inspections’, Chill Critical Voices

By Oiwan Lam Global Voices June 4, 2015   China’s Internet Police Launch ‘Speech Inspections’, Chill Critical Voices     Chinese Internet Police Units from 50 municipal governments began conducting “speech inspections” on social media platforms on June 1. According to a statement from the Ministry of Public Security, the Internet Police will be patrolling […]

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TN City of South Pittsburg Bans Free Speech on Social Media

(Amancay Maahs) By Barry Donegan BenSwann.com   TN City Bans Negative Social Media Comments About City Government, Employees, Contractors At a December city commission meeting in South Pittsburg, TN, commissioners voted 4 to 1 to enact a policy forcing city contractors, employees, elected officials, and anyone doing business in any capacity with the city to […]