Unlimited Freedom of Expression Brings the Autocrats to Power

29 Pages Posted: 24 Oct 2017

Date Written: October 23, 2017

Abstract

The absence of limits to freedom of expression weakens democracy by allowing the denigration of the vulnerable minorities that democracy must protect to keep its legitimacy.

Keywords: hate speech, freedom of expression, democracy, vulnerable groups, internet and democracy, autocracy

Suggested Citation

Kaufman, Gustavo, Unlimited Freedom of Expression Brings the Autocrats to Power (October 23, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3057628 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3057628

Gustavo Kaufman (Contact Author)

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France

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