Jacob Mchangama – Commentary

Jacob Mchangama is the Founder and Executive Director of The Future of Free Speech.

Tech Policy Press: Most Comments Deleted From Social Media Platforms in Germany, France, and Sweden Were Legal Speech — Why That Should Raise Concerns for Free Expression Online

The Daily Beast: PEN America Is Right to Stay Out of Gaza War Activism

Reason: Should Free Speech Pessimists Look to Europe?

The Conversation: AI Chatbots Refuse to Produce ‘Controversial’ Output − Why That’s A Free Speech Problem

Naples Daily News: Florida Abandons Free Speech Principles to Combat DEI Excesses

Persuasion: How to Fight Misinformation Without Censorship

WSJ: J.K. Rowling Is Right to Protest Hate-Speech Laws

Schweizer Monat: Censorship Doesn’t Prevent Hatred

amaBhungane: There is a Global Free Speech Recession and South Africa is not immune

TIME: The Future of Censorship Is AI-Generated

Unherd: Beware the WEF’s new misinformation panic

Foreign Policy: Evidence Is Growing That Free Speech Is Declining

Daily Beast: Anti-Blasphemy Laws Are Great for Tyrants, but Terrible for Dissidents

Persuasion: Free Speech Defenders Must Be Consistent

Reason: Denmark May Ban Burning the Quran

TIME: Denmark and Sweden’s Commitment to Free Speech Is Wilting in the Face of Quran Burnings

Unherd: Sweden and Denmark bow to pressure over Quran book burnings

Foreign Policy: Free Speech Social Media Doesn’t Exist

Time: How to Kill Online Free Speech

The Daily Beast: The First Amendment Is the Greatest Defense for the Powerless and Marginalized

Foreign Policy: U.S. Conservatives Are Threatening Global Free Speech

Los Angeles Times: Don’t be too tempted by Europe’s plan to fix social media

TIME: What Elon Musk Gets Wrong About Free Speech

The Daily Beast: U.K.’s Crackdown on Anti-Royal Protests Makes U.S. Free Speech Look Good

New York Daily News: The larger legacy of Rushdie’s ‘Satanic Verses’

Taz: Gut gemeinte Zensur

Cato Institute: What We Can Learn from the History of Free Speech

Persuasion: Banning Hate Speech Won’t End Extremist Violence

NZZ Magazine: Auf Twitter soll bald wieder totale Meinungsfreiheit herrschen. Ist das gut?

Slate: Aussi surprenant que cela puisse paraître, la liberté d’expression est une notion fragile en France

El Pitazo: ¿Por qué está en declive la libertad de expresión en el mundo y en Venezuela?

Lawfare: Time To End India’s War on Sedition

India Express: Supporting free speech, but not criticism of government

Foreign Policy: People Want Free Speech—for Themselves

Lawfare: Rushing to Judgment – Examining Government Mandated Content Moderation

Arc Digital: The Purge of Trumpism

Foreign Policy: How to Judge Facebook’s New Judges

ECHR BLOG: ‘Hate Speech’ Jurisprudence of the ECtHR through a Qualitative and Quantitative Lens

Euractiv: The Digital Berlin Wall: How Germany built a prototype for online censorship

Verfassungsblog: In Search for an Antidote

Spiked: Hate-speech laws are no friend of minorities

Foreign Policy: Coronavirus Has Started a Censorship Pandemic

The American Interest: Taiwan’s Disinformation Solution

Foreign Policy: Germany’s Online Crackdowns Inspire the World’s Dictators