Twitter announced last week its plan to censor tweets on a country-by-country basis, effectively cutting off certain countries from important information. City on a Hill Press argues for an American-based company, freedom of speech and information should always apply.
A piece of controversial art was recently removed from the Smithsonian Institute by its secretary, G. Wayne Clough. This decision was the result of political fear mongering, and is nothing but government-sanctioned censorship.
Control over the Internet has long been the key ingredient to dictatorships worldwide in their push for regime sustainability. A new bill, which would give the president the ability to turn off the Net and silence a nation, is a strike against democracy.