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Human rights in the digital age

Author: Mathias Klang; Andrew Murray
Publisher: London ; Portland, Or. : GlassHouse, 2005.
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"This book examines the role played by digital technology in both the exercise and suppression of human rights. The global digital environment has allowed us to reinterpret the concept of universal human rights. Discourse on human rights need no longer be limited by national or cultural boundaries and individuals have the ability to create new forms in which to exercise their rights or even to bypass national  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mathias Klang; Andrew Murray
ISBN: 1904385311 9781904385318
OCLC Number: 56876675
Description: xiv, 243 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : human rights and equity in cyberspace / Robin Mansell --
Pixels, pimps and prostitutes : human rights and the cyber-sex trade / Bela Bonita Chatterjee --
The new face of child pornography / Marie Eneman --
Regulating hatred / Douglas W. Vick --
Free expression and defamation / Diane Rowland --
Internet service providers and liability / Gavin Sutter --
The digital divide : why the 'The' is misleading / Daniel Pare --
Filtering, blocking and rating : chaperones or censorship? / Brian W. Esler --
Firewalls and power : an overview of global state censorship of the Internet / Ronald J. Deibert, Nart Villeneuve --
Cyber property / James Couser --
Virtual sit-ins, civil disobedience and cyberterrorism / Mathias Klang --
Privacy : charting its developments and prospects / Rebecca Wong --
Employee surveillance / David Christie --
Privacy, surveillance and identity / Mathias Klang --
Should states have a right to information privacy? / Andrew D. Murray --
Code, access and control / Jon Bing --
Biotechnology and rights : where are we coming from and where are we going? / Roger Brownsword.
Responsibility: edited by Mathias Klang and Andrew Murray.
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