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Andrew McLaughlin Esq.

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November 2008: 'Andrew McLaughlin, Google’s director of global public policy, took an aggressive civil-libertarian position, arguing that the company should protect as much speech as possible.'


RoleNameTypeLast Updated
Organization Executive (past or present) Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Berkman Center for Internet & Society Organization Dec 1, 2008
Organization Executive (past or present) Google Organization Dec 1, 2008

Articles and Resources

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Nov 28, 2008 Google’s Gatekeepers

QUOTE: As more and more speech migrates online, to blogs and social-networking sites and the like, the ultimate power to decide who has an opportunity to be heard, and what we may say, lies increasingly with Internet service providers, search engines and other Internet companies like Google, Yahoo, AOL, Facebook and even eBay....some House Democrats and Republicans have introduced a bipartisan bill called the Global Online Freedom Act, which would require that Internet companies disclose to a newly created office in the State Department all material filtered in response to demands by foreign governments.

New York Times