One of the stranger moments of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's speech on Internet freedom this morning:
Let me close by asking you to remember the little girl
who was pulled from the rubble on Monday in Port-au-Prince. She is alive, was
reunited with her family, and will have the opportunity to help rebuild her
nation because these networks took a voice that was buried and spread it to the
world. No nation, group, or individual should stay buried in the rubble of
oppression. We cannot stand by while people are separated from our human family
by walls of censorship. And we cannot be silent about these issues simply
because we cannot hear their cries. Let us recommit ourselves to this cause. Let
us make these technologies a force for real progress the world over. And let us
go forward together to champion these freedoms.
Transcript thanks to Foreign Policy
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