Anti-Islam Film Sparks Internet, Free Speech Debate
By: Steve Henn
September 14, 2012
After the killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya, Google took down the video that led to the violence, but only in Libya and Egypt. The film trailer for The Innocence of Muslims is still available on YouTube in the U.S. and elsewhere. What are the free-speech implications of Internet companies removing content that may be problematic?
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