Free Speech: Where Is It Headed in the Digital Age?

by Joanne Myers. This article originally appeared on PassBlue.

David Kaye, a leading voice on human rights in the digital age, is also a United Nations special rapporteur on the right to freedom of opinion and expression, a post he has held since August 2014. The author of a recent book, “Speech Police: The Global Struggle to Govern the Internet,” he spoke with me as moderator this summer about the state of free speech, an event held at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs.