Starred review from Kirkus calls 'Speech Police' an 'essential contribution'

Columbia Global Reports
May 21, 2019

The early reviews are in for Columbia Global Reports' twentieth book, David Kaye's Speech Police: The Global Struggle to Govern the Internet. We are delighted to read Kirkus Reviews' enthusiastic appraisal of the work in our first-ever starred review from the publication:

Policing the internet is necessary, but which entity shall we entrust with doing that work? ... Kaye proposes the application of human rights law to address some of these concerns, and he advocates better transparency and accountability as well as civilian oversight and democratic governance, since "whoever is in charge will have massive power over the future of civic space and freedom of expression worldwide." ... An essential contribution to the discussion of free speech and its online enemies.

We hope you'll join us in a city near you to celebrate the launch of the report with Speech Police author David Kaye, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, and law professor at the University of California, Irvine. Click for more information on the book and additional tour dates.

San Fransisco, CA on Monday, June 3

Washington, DC on Wednesday, June 5

New York City, NY on Thursday, June 6

The book is beautifully designed by the firm Strick&WilliamsPre-order now and it will arrive on your doorsteps June 3, 2019.





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