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State Department official touts creation of cyber bureau as protecting free speech

February 08, 2018 |
Rick Weber
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A high-ranking State Department official said a new cyberspace bureau announced this week will focus on protecting online speech, which he asserted is part of the Trump administration's overall commitment to addressing international cyber risks.

“The new office is being created to protect our freedom of expression,” said Robert Strayer,

deputy assistant secretary for cyber and international communications and information policy at the State Department.

Strayer was referring to an announcement on Tuesday by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson...

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