Digital Speech and Democratic Culture: A Theory of Freedom of Expression for the Information Society

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In this essay, Professor Balkin argues that digital technologies alter the social conditions of speech and therefore should change the focus of free speech theory, from a Meiklejohnian or republican concern with protecting democratic process and democratic deliberation, to a larger concern with protecting and promoting a democratic culture. A democratic… (More)

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@inproceedings{Balkin2004DigitalSA, title={Digital Speech and Democratic Culture: A Theory of Freedom of Expression for the Information Society}, author={Jack M. Balkin}, year={2004} }