Jack Goldsmith

How the Biden administration has quietly helped to ‘score’ conservative speech

February 18, 2023

The Presidential Reform Project’s co-chair Jack Goldsmith’s 2020 Atlantic article, Internet Speech Will Never Go Back to Normal, was mentioned in this article. Read an excerpt below.

Clearly, the administration never abandoned its intent to fund and field efforts to curtail speech on the internet — with the support of many in the media and academia. In an Atlantic article in 2020, for example, Harvard Law School professor Jack Goldsmith and University of Arizona law professor Andrew Keane Woods declared that “in the great debate of the past two decades about freedom versus control of the network, China was largely right and the United States was largely wrong.” They concluded that “significant monitoring and speech control are inevitable components of a mature and flourishing internet, and governments must play a large role in these practices to ensure that the internet is compatible with society norms and values.”

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