Provides research and advocacy on free speech, copyright, and media democracy issues.
FEPP's primary areas of inquiry are:
r Restrictions on publicly funded expression - in libraries, museums, schools, universities, and arts and humanities agencies;
r Internet filters, rating systems, and other measures that restrict access to information and ideas in the digital age;
r Restrictive copyright laws, digital rights management, and other imbalances in the intellectual property system;
r Mass media consolidation, public access to the airwaves, and other issues of media democracy;
r Censorship designed to shield adolescents and children from controversial art, information, and ideas.
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