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Human Rights and the Internet

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Palgrave Macmillan
Human rights, Impact of science & technology on society, Internet, Political Science, Politics / Current Events, Politics/International Relations, Internet - World Wide Web, Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights, Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights, Computers-Internet - World Wide Web, Political Science / Civil Rights, Political Science-Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights, Social Science / General, Internet - General, Computer network reso
ContributionsSteven Hick (Editor), Edward F. Halpin (Editor), Eric Hoskins (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9407949M
ISBN 100333777336
ISBN 139780333777336

The focus on 'internet freedoms' and 'internet rights' has risen considerably in recent years, and in July the first resolution on the promotion, protection and enjoyment of human rights on the internet was adopted by the U.N. Human Rights Council. This timely book suggests four framings to examine human rights challenges in an internet Cited by: 5.

The Internet Society believes that people deserve to have their rights protected on the Internet as well as offline. We believe in the power of the Internet to bring all of us closer together.

Whether people use the Internet to create powerful apps, find information, buy and sell things, or even just stay in touch with their family and friends — it’s important we all have the freedom to do. This book, written by an accomplished group of activists, writers and academics, describes the development and use of the Internet for human rights, examines its impact across the world and upon various sectors of society, and discusses current and future trends in Author: Human Rights and the Internet book.

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Uses and abuses of the internet. "Human Rights and the Internet examines how the Internet is used to communicate, organize and campaign for human rights and enhance education, as well as considering the problems of access and misuses of the Internet such as misinformation, hate and human rights violations.

The Canadian Human Rights Institutions Interactive Map highlights the robust landscape of human rights institutions across the country. The interactive map includes federal, provincial and territorial human rights commissions and tribunals, as well as other legislated institutions, such as ombudsman offices, information and privacy commissions, and children and youth advocates, or the.

This summer, the UN declared that it considers the internet to be a human right. Specifically, an addition was made to Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of. Book Description. The Internet has created a formidable challenge for human rights law and practice worldwide. International scholarly and policy-oriented communities have so far established a consensus regarding only one main aspect – human rights in the internet are the same as offline.

Human rights and the Internet. A number of human rights have been identified as relevant with regard to the include freedom of expression, data protection and privacy and freedom of rmore, the right to education and multilingualism, consumer rights, and capacity building in the context of the right to development have also been identified.

The Internet is having an increasing influence on our lives, but what implications does it hold for human rights. How can it be used to promote and protect them. This book, written by an accomplished group of activists, writers and academics, describes the development and use of the Internet for.

Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, regardless of race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, or any other status.

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Human rights include the right to life and liberty. The UN-based internet governance forum and US-based ICANN are two venues where human rights advocacy has been making more, or less headway. Often dismissed as pie-in-the-sky thinking, global Author: Marianne Franklin.

Human Rights Watch has a great section regarding Free Expression on the Internet with various reports on censorship, human rights and the internet, cryptography and so on. It.

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Amartya Sen is an important author, economist, and philosopher for anyone in human rights work to know, and his book Development as Freedom () is a perfect example of his expertise and deep understanding of human development and the importance of human rights.

Sen argues that human freedom should be both the means and the end of development, rather than a casualty of it, as is. This book, written by an accomplished group of activists, writers and academics, describes the development and use of the Internet for human rights, examines its impact across the world and upon various sectors of society, and discusses current and future trends in.

The right to Internet access, also known as the right to broadband or freedom to connect, is the view that all people must be able to access the Internet in order to exercise and enjoy their rights to freedom of expression and opinion and other fundamental human rights, that states have a responsibility to ensure that Internet access is broadly available, and that states may not unreasonably.

Let’s go on to your first book which is The Universal Declaration of Human Rights ().That’s a good place to start. Could you just say something about that book. The significance of the Universal Declaration is that it inaugurates a whole new period of thinking about human ’s something very significant about that text, coming after the Second World War, after the.

In the Guide to Human Rights for Internet Users adopted on 16 Aprilthe Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe laid down the basic framework of principles to protect the fundamental human rights guaranteed by the European Convention on Human Rights for all internet users.

The guide was designed as a tool to: be used by individuals and to be relied upon when facing difficulties. The resolution indicates the importance of "applying a comprehensive human rights-based approach when providing and expanding access to the internet and for the internet to be open, accessible and Author: Digital Journal.

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Leading judgments areFile Size: KB. Internet-related government policy, corporate decisions, and technical-development choices influence the extent to which the Internet supports or challenges fundamental human rights.

Championing trust, open Internet principles, and dialog among stakeholders are critical ways to promote the Internet’s role in supporting human rights. **These books should be easily searchable, and I’ve created a book list on at this link with all the books mentioned in this post.

The Right to Equality & Peace. We are all Born Free by Amnesty International. About the basics of human dignity as elaborated in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. “Within a system which denies the existence of basic human rights, fear tends to be the order of the day.

Fear of imprisonment, fear of torture, fear of death, fear of losing friends, family, property or means of livelihood, fear of poverty, fear of isolation, fear of failure. Click on the link below to view / download the ebook(s): Can Human Rights Survive.

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Autobiography – The Story Of My Experiments With Truth (Translated From The Gujarati By Mahadev Desai) ( pages) (PDF) [View / Download] Human Rights, Torture, Death Penalty (Dozens of free ebooks) (Various formats) [View / Download]. Internet access is a human right under the US Constitution and Federal statue on Communication.

These fundamental laws need to be understood by all internet providers, enforced, and penalized for violations and publicized widely and frequently to the public thru media. List of violators and the violations committed should be available to the.

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People may joke that others spend too much time on the internet, but this intricate series of tubes has become an important part of everyday life—so much so that it’s become a human rights.In celebration of International Women’s Day, Government Book Talk is highlighting a new publication from the U.S.

Commission on International Religious Freedom. Women and Religious Freedom: In this publication, experts from human rights activists, developmental professionals, and military leaders, share the importance of bringing together. A number of Rightstalks focus of human rights issues connected with the Internet.

Topics for RightsTalks have included: human rights and video games (June ) the impact of the Internet on media standards (July ) human rights responses to online hate, discrimination and bullying (August ) access to the Internet as a human right.