Hillary Clinton

The response to Clinton’s Internet Freedom speech has been less than enthusiastic abroad.  Gregory Asmolov, a grad student at GW focusing on social media, recently posted a great overview at Global Voices about the reaction to the speech in the Russian blogosphere.  In sum – it was hardly happy.  The overall tone implies that the […]


Hillary Clinton, Internet Freedom and Values

by JenniferCobb on 02/16/2011

Hillary Clinton’s speech on Internet Freedom yesterday went a good distance toward addressing some of the most naive responses to the Internet’s role in the unfolding events in the Middle East.  Early sound bites labeling the uprising in Tunisia the “Wikileaks Revolution” or calling Mark Zuckerberg a modern-day “Moses” because of Facebook’s role in Egypt […]

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