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What Things Regulate Speech: CDA 2.0 vs. Filtering (Draft 3.01)



We come from a tradition of free speech law that thinks primarily about how government regulates speech. We are entering a time when the greatest threat to free speech is no longer government. This essay sketches a more generl model for thinking about speech regulation, and applies it to the problem of filtering speech on the net. Some ranting against PICS, and the CDA also included.