Unreleased Congressional Report Finds No Evidence Online Speech Increases Hate Crimes

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Unreleased Congressional Report Finds No Evidence Online Speech Increases Hate Crimes

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) completed a modern day update to a 1993 report titled “The Role of Telecommunications in Hate Crimes.” While the original report is still available for review on the web, the update, which was created under the Trump Administration and handed off to the previous Congress, has not been publicly released.

The January 2021 updated report was obtained by Breitbart News and has been published in full. According to Breitbart, “Sources who were close to the drafting and approval process” say that “bureaucrats and establishment politicians with a vested interest in the ‘hate crimes’ panic are trying to suppress it, because its conclusions challenge popular media narratives alleging a rise in internet-inspired hate crimes.”

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