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FLASHBACK: HILLARY CLINTON SAYS INTERNET NEWS NEEDS 'RETHINK'
Drudge Report ^ | 9/25/05 | Matt Drudge

Posted on 09/25/2005 2:29:17 PM PDT by wagglebee

China on Sunday imposed new media restrictions designed to limit the news and other information available to Internet users, sharply restricting the scope of content that can be posted on Web sites.

Hillary Rodham Clinton said IN 1998 during a meeting with reporters said that "we are all going to have to rethink how we deal with" the Internet because of the handling of White House sex scandal stories on Web sites.

Clinton was asked whether she favored curbs on the Internet, after the DRUDGE REPORT made headlines with coverage of her husband's affair with a White House intern. "We are all going to have to rethink how we deal with this, because there are all these competing values ... Without any kind of editing function or gatekeeping function, what does it mean to have the right to defend your reputation?" she said.

Hillary Clinton Continued:

"I don't have any clue about what we're going to do legally, regulatorily, technologically -- I don't have a clue. But I do think we always have to keep competing interests in balance. I'm a big pro-balance person. That's why I love the founders -- checks and balances; accountable power. Anytime an individual or an institution or an invention leaps so far out ahead of that balance and throws a system, whatever it might be -- political, economic, technological --out of balance, you've got a problem, because then it can lead to the oppression people's rights, it can lead to the manipulation of information, it can lead to all kinds of bad outcomes which we have seen historically. So we're going to have to deal with that. And I hope a lot of smart people are going to --"

REPORTER: Sounds like you favor regulation.

MRS. CLINTON: Bill, I don't know what -- that's why I said I don't know what I'm in favor of. And I don't know enough to know what to be in favor of, because I think it's one of those new issues we've got to address. We've got to see whether our existing laws protect people's right of privacy, protect them against defamation. And if they can, how do you do that when you can press a button and you can't take it back. So I think we have to tread carefully.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 1998; 2014election; 2016election; bloggers; censorship; dictatorship; drudge; election2014; election2016; hillaryclinton; hillarytruthfile; impeached42; internet; netneutrality; newmedia; order66; x42
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Hitlery, you're just going to have to get used to the fact that you and your minions no longer have control over what news is and isn't made public.
1 posted on 09/25/2005 2:29:18 PM PDT by wagglebee
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To: wagglebee

"We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." --Hillary Clinton


2 posted on 09/25/2005 2:34:34 PM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican
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To: wagglebee

Somewhere between freedom of the press and freedom of speech (by the way Ms. Clinton, these are covered in the FIRST Amendment to the Constitution--look it up), the right of the people to openly debate current events is undeniable. No matter how Ms. Stalin, I mean, Clinton tries, she'll never be able to get around that one......without appointing 6 or 7 likeminded individuals to the Supreme Court.


3 posted on 09/25/2005 2:35:06 PM PDT by cincinnati65 (Just up the road a piece.......)
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To: Proud_USA_Republican

Hillary gas a platform to run on in 2008...

Elect Hillary and she'll limit free speech!


4 posted on 09/25/2005 2:37:21 PM PDT by Dutch Boy
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To: wagglebee


Hitlery wants mind-control of the masses, the aphrodisiac of lefties everywhere. This would make a great campaign ad when she runs....


5 posted on 09/25/2005 2:37:33 PM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: wagglebee
I don't have a clue

Well, there is one statement I agree with her on.

6 posted on 09/25/2005 2:38:03 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: wagglebee
Here is a pic for you, Sen. B***H!!



My sentiments exactly!

7 posted on 09/25/2005 2:38:39 PM PDT by Inge_CAV
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To: wagglebee

The Beast's internet "Rethink" : Get rid of those damn FReepers!


8 posted on 09/25/2005 2:38:46 PM PDT by varyouga (Reformed Kerry voter (I know, I'm a frickin' idiot))
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To: wagglebee
I'm a big pro-balance person

Here, let me fix that.

I'm a big pro-unbalanced person

9 posted on 09/25/2005 2:39:32 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: wagglebee

Imagine UN control of the Internet.


10 posted on 09/25/2005 2:40:28 PM PDT by The Great RJ (q)
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To: wagglebee

Can't flood the Internet with Clintonistas like the talk shows Hillary? The beast must be stopped.


11 posted on 09/25/2005 2:40:45 PM PDT by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: wagglebee
"It can lead to all kinds of bad outcomes which we have seen historically." The only bad outcomes that comes from the 1st amendment is usually bad for the person or persons in the wrong anyway.
12 posted on 09/25/2005 2:43:02 PM PDT by prouddvldog
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To: wagglebee
"We are all going to have to rethink how we deal with this, because there are all these competing values ... Without any kind of editing function or gatekeeping function, what does it mean to have the right to defend your reputation?"

The Truth will set you free Hillary. Or, in your case maybe not.

The internet has given us the freedom of the press promised in the Constitution, and even Joe Sixpack seems to be able to "Get It" even if he occasionally reaches for his tinfoil hat.

13 posted on 09/25/2005 2:43:28 PM PDT by konaice
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To: wagglebee
I'm a big pro-balance person.

What he hell does that mean? This woman(?) has to many quotes on record to ever run for President!

14 posted on 09/25/2005 2:47:02 PM PDT by operation clinton cleanup
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To: wagglebee
... I don't have a clue.

Where's Craig Livingston, Hiltery?

Who murdered Vince Foster for you and your hillbilly-marxist soulmate?

15 posted on 09/25/2005 2:47:17 PM PDT by ElCapusto (For ENGLISH, press one.)
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To: wagglebee

"I don't have any clue about what we're going to do legally,
regulatorily, technologically -- I don't have a clue."
16 posted on 09/25/2005 2:50:26 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: konaice
The Truth will set you free Hillary. Or, in your case maybe not.

The "truth" would probably send the Hildabeast to prison for the rest of her life.

17 posted on 09/25/2005 2:50:51 PM PDT by wagglebee ("We are ready for the greatest achievements in the history of freedom." -- President Bush, 1/20/05)
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To: wagglebee
MRS. CLINTON: Bill, I don't know what -- that's why I said I don't know what I'm in favor of because I haven' seen a poll to see what direction the wind is blowing with the voters. And I don't know enough to know what to be in favor of, because I think it's one of those new issues we've got to address. We've got to see whether our existing laws protect people's right of privacy when they want to have an abortion, protect them against defamation.

And if they can, how do you do that when you can press a button and you can't take it back. So I think we have to tread carefully, until I see what is posted on DU, KOS, MoveOn.org and what cindy $heetHann is saying.

18 posted on 09/25/2005 2:50:59 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Note to the MSM - Don't stay stuck on STUPID!)
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To: Larry Lucido
I don't have a clue...

That is the only thing we need to take from this article.

19 posted on 09/25/2005 2:52:31 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: wagglebee
That's why I love the founders -- checks and balances; accountable power. Anytime an individual or an institution or an invention leaps so far out ahead of that balance and throws a system, whatever it might be -- political, economic, technological --out of balance, you've got a problem,"

PIAPS is either ignorant of what is meant by "checks and balances" or she is so cynical as to blatantly misrepresent it.

Either way, this is NOT someone who should hold public office.

20 posted on 09/25/2005 2:52:37 PM PDT by BenLurkin (O beautiful for patriot dream - that sees beyond the years)
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To: wagglebee

It's Gore's fault this time...after all he invented the inner-nut


21 posted on 09/25/2005 2:56:26 PM PDT by The Unknown Nobody (Have you had the opportunity to fight for your freedom or has someone fought for it for you?)
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To: wagglebee

She should be the poster child for the "down with the first amendment movement". I wonder what ole hildabeast is afraid of . dfu and blurblogger and some others are putting together a little internet production she may be thinking about .


22 posted on 09/25/2005 2:57:23 PM PDT by lionheart 247365 (( I.S.L.A.M. stands for - Islams Spiritual Leaders Advocate Murder .. .. .. ))
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To: wagglebee

I wonder if she read about herself in the FreeRepublic?

"Without any kind of editing function or gatekeeping function, what does it mean to have the right to defend your reputation?" she said. "

You Commies are control freaks. I pray you NEVER get into power here!

And the best way to defend your reputation is with your behavior. No one can fake it for you like they do for Bill.


23 posted on 09/25/2005 2:57:37 PM PDT by RoadTest (And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven. Matt. 23:9)
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To: wagglebee
She is probably closely watching these developments. [Heck, ole Bill may even be in the background advising them of the need for closed societies.]

China's model for a censored Internet(Chinese Internet surveillance system for export)
  Posted by TigerLikesRooster
On News/Activism 09/24/2005 11:46:29 PM CDT · 24 replies · 353+ views


Christian Science Monitor ^ | 09/22/05 | Kathleen E. McLaughlin
from the September 22, 2005 edition - http://www.csmonitor.com China's model for a censored Internet Some worry China's controls could be copied elsewhere. By Kathleen E. McLaughlin | Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor SHANGHAI, CHINA - As China began to go online, observers made brash predictions that the Internet would pry the country open. Cyberspace, the thinking went, would prove too vast and wild for Beijing to keep under its thumb. Now these early assumptions are being sharply revised. Under an authoritarian government determined to control information, China has grown a new version of the Internet. As former US President...

24 posted on 09/25/2005 3:03:56 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: wagglebee

In typical liberal fashion she offered no solution other to address the issue. At least we tried or were thinking about it keeps up the appearance they are concerned for us. What she dips her hoof in here is real totalitarianism.


25 posted on 09/25/2005 3:04:53 PM PDT by satchmodog9 (Murder and weather are our only news)
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To: wagglebee

Proof that Libs and Socialist only believe in Freedom of speech as long as you agree with them.


26 posted on 09/25/2005 3:09:17 PM PDT by Sprite518
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To: wagglebee

"We have nothing to fear from Hillary Clinton. She puts her pants on one leg at a time like every other guy."

-Rush Limbaugh


27 posted on 09/25/2005 3:10:57 PM PDT by wolf24
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To: wagglebee

Well Hillary SHUT UP and THINK!


28 posted on 09/25/2005 3:22:24 PM PDT by JustAnotherOkie
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To: wagglebee

God bless the Internet ... and God bless FreeRepublic! With the emphasis on "free". :)


29 posted on 09/25/2005 3:24:21 PM PDT by manwiththehands
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To: wagglebee

If it weren't for the Internet, who would call Hitlery on any of the crap she pulls; the MSM, LOL!


30 posted on 09/25/2005 3:26:07 PM PDT by Steamburg (Pretenders everywhere)
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To: wagglebee

She knows if she doesn't get control of the internet with bloggers, news, etc. she won't get to the WH...

This is a real scare to her, so we need to do everything we can to make sure she doesn't get control....


31 posted on 09/25/2005 3:43:20 PM PDT by HarleyLady27 (My ? to libs: "Do they ever shut up on your planet?" "Grow your own DOPE: Plant a LIB!")
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To: wagglebee

"I don't have a clue."

The most honest thing she ever said.


32 posted on 09/25/2005 3:47:07 PM PDT by SeaBiscuit (God Bless all who defend America and Friends, the rest can go to hell.)
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To: wagglebee

"...there are all these competing values..."


Seems to me that's another key phrase that she unwittingly made.


33 posted on 09/25/2005 4:36:31 PM PDT by Maria S
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To: Maria S

This is Hillary for you. Completely indecisive. If you think Bush was slow to figure out what do do with the evacuation locals botched, remember it took 5 months for the Clintons to decide what to do about one orphan, Elian Gonzalez. However, when she does make up her mind, it is stormtroopers.


34 posted on 09/25/2005 5:19:36 PM PDT by ClaireSolt (.)
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To: Proud_USA_Republican

tagline change


35 posted on 09/25/2005 5:24:28 PM PDT by Rebelbase ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." --Hillary Clinton)
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To: operation clinton cleanup

Pray the pubbies have the stones to repeat her quotes publicly in the campaign. That is certainly not a given.


36 posted on 09/25/2005 5:28:28 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s......you weren't really there.)
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To: wagglebee
Without any kind of editing function or gatekeeping function, what does it mean to have the right to defend your reputation?" she said.

News flash for you ...your majesty...its called the 1st Amendment perhaps you've heard of it?

If it isn't true.... you can sue...heck your an Ivy League lawyer for goodness sake...

It's what you guys do....

imo

37 posted on 09/25/2005 5:46:26 PM PDT by joesnuffy
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To: wagglebee

Hillary ..."The Gatekeeper"...naturally...

Your kind got your 'Campaign Finance Reform'...but that
was just a little bite...of what you have in mind..

N'cest Pas?


38 posted on 09/25/2005 5:48:47 PM PDT by joesnuffy
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To: devolve

For the archives.


39 posted on 09/25/2005 5:58:00 PM PDT by ntnychik
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To: ChildOfThe60s

If the GOP does not, there are plenty of others that will... AKA Swift Boat Vets types


40 posted on 09/25/2005 5:59:16 PM PDT by operation clinton cleanup
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To: wagglebee

41 posted on 09/25/2005 6:01:09 PM PDT by mysto ("I am ZOT proof" --- famous last words of a troll.)
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To: Dutch Boy

AND take most or all of your hard-earned money and give it to someone else FOR THE COMMON GOOD!!


42 posted on 09/25/2005 6:10:09 PM PDT by bethtopaz (Dem stars spend more and more time jumping thru smaller hoops of the kooky left fringe. M.Steyn)
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To: operation clinton cleanup

You're absolutely right about that!!


43 posted on 09/25/2005 6:11:43 PM PDT by bethtopaz (Dem stars spend more and more time jumping thru smaller hoops of the kooky left fringe. M.Steyn)
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To: wolf24

I heard that! Rush is hilarious! You also must have heard his parody of Cindy Sheehan Friday to the tune of "Windy" by the Association. "Who says the war was started by Jews? Everyone knows it's Cindy."


44 posted on 09/25/2005 6:14:41 PM PDT by bethtopaz (Dem stars spend more and more time jumping thru smaller hoops of the kooky left fringe. M.Steyn)
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To: HarleyLady27

Right - and she said this BEFORE this conservative bloggers uncovered Rathergate, etc. She must be petrified now!!


45 posted on 09/25/2005 6:15:37 PM PDT by bethtopaz (Dem stars spend more and more time jumping thru smaller hoops of the kooky left fringe. M.Steyn)
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To: wagglebee

If Hillary gets in, you need to plan your Saturday mornings with the DC Chapter at the White House.


46 posted on 09/25/2005 6:16:38 PM PDT by bmwcyle (We broke Pink's Code and found a terrorist message)
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To: joesnuffy

N'cest Pas?

I've always wondered what this meant.


47 posted on 09/25/2005 6:17:03 PM PDT by bethtopaz (Dem stars spend more and more time jumping thru smaller hoops of the kooky left fringe. M.Steyn)
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To: bethtopaz

A Hillary Presidential campaign is only a reality in the MSM and Liberals wet dreams. She would not survive the primaries... there are still lots of open investigations that may implicate her before 2008.


48 posted on 09/25/2005 6:23:23 PM PDT by operation clinton cleanup
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To: cincinnati65

I refer you to Sen. John (McInsane) McCane and his McCane Feingold law.


49 posted on 09/25/2005 6:25:13 PM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: operation clinton cleanup

I don't really know much about Hillary as I wasn't very politically aware during the 90s. But what little I do know and see makes me positive she is NOT in the best interest of our country, or any other democrats in the arena right now. Their basic philosophy is flawed.


50 posted on 09/25/2005 6:28:52 PM PDT by bethtopaz (Dem stars spend more and more time jumping thru smaller hoops of the kooky left fringe. M.Steyn)
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