YouTube and Freedom of Speech This essay will be about YouTube and freedom of speech. Studying YouTube censorship is one of the best ways of studying freedom of speech in the age of the internet. Since its creation in 2005, YouTube has become a very important way to study how free expression is in the world, particularly since Viacom bought YouTube for one billion dollars in 2007. Some countries like China have banned it altogether. Some horrible events have been posted on it, like the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl. YouTube, perhaps more than any other existing medium of sharing video communication, is a gauge by which a person can understand the level of free speech in a society. This is an important way of knowing how open...The end:
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