The College Fix: Stanford, Georgetown team up on ‘governance’ of the Internet

The College Fix

Stanford University, Georgetown University and a nonprofit called Project Liberty want to establish standards for the “governance” of the Internet and “emerging technologies.”

“We must be wary of anything done in the tech industry for the ‘greater good,’” Article III Project President Mike Davis told The Fix in a media statement, in apparent reference to the initiative’s promise to create “a new internet designed and governed for the common good.”

“Stanford is ground zero for the battle over whether Americans should be allowed to speak freely online or be muffled into only the narratives that the censorship professionals approve,” Davis said. “Any effort to mold digital rights and processes should be nowhere near Stanford, which has played a central role in limiting Americans’ free speech rights online.”

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