Are free speech and public safety at odds in the Internet age?
from By Liz Murphy
The rapid pace at which technology is evolving is nothing short of awe-inspiring. Social platforms connect people in real-time around the world on our computers, while cellphones and "smart" watches function seamlessly as phones, fitness devices and music players. But with every device or piece of social technology we create, we are continually reminded that our ability to innovate often outpaces our ability to create laws that protect public safety — often with tragic consequences. In the cases of cyberbullying and revenge porn, is it possible to prioritize free speech and public safety equally in the Internet age?
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