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Future Free Speech research, results and recommendations are mentioned in international and regional media.

Swissinfo: How can social media be made social again?

Doha Debates – Course Correction: The Disrupters – Using free speech for good and evi‪l‬

In Lieu of Fun: Jacob Mchangama on Clear and Present Danger

BBC: Has Covid rolled back democratic rights?

The Economist: Censorious governments are abusing “fake news” laws

Lawfare: The Facebook Oversight Board’s First Decisions: Ambitious, and Perhaps Impractical

The Toronto Star: Who should decide what you can’t say on social media? Debate rages ahead of potential government action

Legal Matters: Dr. Natalie Alkiviadou. Free Speech, Humour, Parody and Satire.

Verfassungsblog: Facebook’s Oversight Board Just Announced Its First Cases, But It Already Needs An Overhaul

Umanesino Digitale: NetzDG e censura globale – lo strano destino del Network Enforcement Act tedesco

Free to Disagree: SNP hate crime bill flouts international human rights law

Reason: German-Style Internet Censorship Catches On Around the World

CPJ: Germany revisits influential internet law as amendment raises privacy implications

Politico: Germany’s balancing act – Fighting online hate while protecting free speech

BBC News: US Election: Whoever becomes the next president, social media is changing

BBC: A controversa lei alemã que inspira projeto de lei das Fake News

Reuters: Facebook’s dilemma: How to police claims about unproven COVID-19 vaccines

Digitale Geshellchaft: Stellungnahme der Digitalen Gesellschaft e.V. zum „Entwurf eines Gesetzes zur Änderung des Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetzes” (NetzDG)

DW: Africa’s online hate speech laws sound alarm over press freedom

CT Magazin: Immer mehr Länder zensieren das Internet systematisch