At Least We Have Freedom of Speech and Press

America has more than its fair share of problems and failings, but we have more freedoms than Europeans, as evidenced by this article.

Report: Sites Missing From Google
By ANICK JESDANUN

"What you get through Google's powerful and popular search engines may depend on where you live."

"A report Thursday from Harvard Law School found at least 100 sites missing from search results when accessing Google sites meant for French and German users."

"Most of the missing sites are ones that deny the Holocaust or promote white supremacy. France and Germany have strict laws banning hate speech, while the United States favors freedom of expression even for unpopular viewpoints."

"The sites themselves were not blocked. But the effect is the same when users cannot find them, said Danny Sullivan, editor of SearchEngineWatch.com."