Free Speech in the Digital Age
The internet makes sharing ideas and communicating easy, and it connects individuals and communities like never before. However, with so much power available to the masses, should people be allowed to say whatever they want? Should there be consequences for spreading hate and harassing others online? This volume explores these and other important questions, with full-color photographs, annotated quotes from experts, and detailed sidebars providing a comprehensive review of the many points of view on these issues. Readers learn about free speech in an increasingly globalized and technologically advanced society, as well as their role in creating online culture.