How Germany Accidentally Created A "Digital Berlin Wall", Which Is Being Exploited by Auth
I have co-authored new piece in Foreign Policy with Jacob Mchangama.
Please read the full piece here
It shows how Germany created a "digital Berlin-wall" which is being exploited by authoritarian states.
There are so many legitimate challenges to regulate online speech, such as: terrorist content, incitement to hatred, fake news and cyber-bullying. How to deal with all of these-- without censoring speech?
Germany-- one of the largest liberal democracies of our times-- has cracked down on online speech. But, its actions have been closely watched & copied by authoritarian governments with less noble intentions. These regimes are eager to curb political dissent.