H.R. 2271 (111th): Global Online Freedom Act of 2009
May 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Christopher “Chris” Smith
Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 6, 2009
Length: 35 pages
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To prevent United States businesses from cooperating with repressive governments in transforming the Internet into a tool of censorship and surveillance, to fulfill the responsibility of the United States Government to promote freedom of expression on the Internet, to restore public confidence in the integrity of United States businesses, and for other purposes.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2271 — 111th Congress: Global Online Freedom Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2271
“H.R. 2271 — 111th Congress: Global Online Freedom Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. April 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2271>
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