Archive for September 2012

The Internet and Human Rights – Reviews

The top-level international conference “The Internet and Human Rights: Building a free, open and secure Internet” attracted approximately 120 experts from international or regional organisations, governments, the private sector, civil society, the technical and academic community on September 13 and 14, 2012 to Berlin. They discussed opportunities and hurdles in keeping the internet free, open…

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Conference: “The Internet and Human Rights”

What is meant by the term ‘Internet freedom’ varies among academics and within society. However, over the last couple of years the universal principles of human rights became a widely used framework for discussions. The accompanying conditions and responsibilities for governments, private sector entities, and civil society organizations are part of an ongoing global discussion. Together with the…

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