Why Censoring The Internet Would Make It Harder To Fight Terrorism

The western world needs to combat the ideology of radical Islamism. But this is only possible if we can promote and protect free speech.

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has called for greater regulation of the Internet to combat the growing threat of Islamist extremism. Addressing the public after the latest attack on London—the third act of Islamist terrorism in the U.K. this year—May rightly placed blame for the string of recent attacks on “the evil ideology of Islamist extremism.”