H.R. 275 (110th): Global Online Freedom Act of 2007

Introduced:

Jan 5, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 23, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 22, 2008
Length: 32 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To promote freedom of expression on the Internet, to protect United States businesses from coercion to participate in repression by authoritarian foreign governments, and for other purposes.

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History

Jan 5, 2007
 
Introduced

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Oct 23, 2007
 
Reported by Committee

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