Hillary on Net Freedom: Tear Down This Firewall | Danger Room | Wired.com

Wow. This is great. If she really means it and knows what she’s saying. I hope that’s the case. If it is, she’s kind of redeemed herself in my eyes.

… Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reached back to Winston Churchill — and to Ronald Reagan — in arguing for a future in which access to networks and information is a basic human right.

In a deliberate reference to Churchill’s 1946 “iron curtain” speech, Clinton warned that “a new information curtain is descending across much of the world,” even as network technology spreads. And she echoed Reagan’s 1987 challenge to Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev, as she called for governments to lift the electronic barriers to communication. “Virtual walls,” she said. “are cropping up in place of visible walls.”

via Hillary on Net Freedom: Tear Down This Firewall | Danger Room | Wired.com.

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