Freedom of Speech, Press, and Association on the Internet
The Free Software Foundation supports the freedoms of speech, press, and
association on the Internet. Please check out:
The Citizens Internet Empowerment
Coalition came together to oppose Congress' first attempt to
regulate material published on the Internet, the Communications
Decency Act, which the U.S. Supreme Court found unconstitutional
on June 26, 1997. Their site is being preserved as a resource on
the landmark CDA case.
Censoring GNU Emacs
describes how the Communications Decency Act required the GNU
Project to censor GNU Emacs—and how this paradoxically had
the opposite of the effect that the censors wanted.
is a non-profit Internet digest, news service, library, dialogue
center, and archive dedicated to the promotion and defense of
international free thought, free speech, and privacy rights.
The Blue Ribbon Campaign
for Online Freedom of Speech, Press and Association.
- Saving Europe from Software Patents
that work for freedom in computer development and electronic