Saturday, March 14, 2015

Expulsion of University of Oklahoma students sparks free speech - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Expulsion of University of Oklahoma students sparks free speech - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

ADL proposes using SOFTWARE to inhibit FREE



Censorship is not the answer to hate on the Internet. ADL supports the free
speech guarantees embodied in the First Amendment of the United States Constitution,
believing that the best way to combat hateful speech is with more speech.



ADL continuously monitors and documents Internet hate. By communicating its
findings, ADL promotes public awareness of the plans and history of online
bigots, in line with the League's view that exposure will lead to rejection of
haters and their propaganda. ADL has made available an increasing amount of
information to Internet users by significantly expanding its Web site.



Additionally, in cooperation with The Learning Company (TLC) of
Massachusetts, ADL plans to release filtering software using the technology of
TLC's CyberPatrol® software. This software, titled ADL HateFilter™,
will provide parents and others with the ability to block access to Internet
sites that ADL believes promote hate directed at groups or individuals that are
singled out because of their religion, race, ethnicity, gender or sexual



HateFilter does not seek to prohibit hate speech on the Internet, but
recognizes that the Internet is different from libraries and bookstores, where
material can be labeled and organized in a way which enables parents to
exercise discretion about what their children see. HateFilter is an
attempt to afford parents the ability to exercise similar discretion over the






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