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Internet protocols and human rights: Interplay or interdependence?

Sebastian Monnet

The Internet, as we know it today, has evolved from a platform of the tech, academic, and research elite, to a tool for the general public, given its wide adoption by the mainstream modern society (Naughton, 2016). Wi...

The Future of the Internet

Maricela Muñoz

The matters pertaining to the Internet and its ‘governance’ are broad and varied, and include aspects such as human rights, cybersecurity, infrastructure and connectivity, and skills learning, among others. ...

The reality of science fiction: Behind the scenes of race and technology

Darija Medić

‘Black people live the estrangement that science fiction writers imagine.’ ― Greg Tate (US writer, musician, and founding member of the Black Rock Coalition) Just as the world began to step out of its paraly...

How disease shapes political narrative

Katarina Anđelković

The spread of the Coronavirus has caught many countries unprepared, and there has not been a unified response to the mounting threat. Governments around the world began targeting those they feel are responsible for th...

Training and courses

Resources

2011

Data protection on the Internet and its lack of regulation in Paraguay: adequate regulation for call centres

This research focuses on data protection regulations in Paraguay in order to analyse whether it contains provisions regulating the computerised processing of personal data and transborder data flows.... Read more...

2011

The use of ICT in human rights promotion: A case study of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

The paper seeks to render a critical analysis that will lead and co-ordinate a programme of promotional work across the region, including the integration of ICT strategies in its promotional work.... Read more...

2015

The use of Information and Communications Technology (ICTs) in human rights promotion: A case study of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

The employment of ICT tools as a weapon of choice at the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, an organ established within the African Union with a broad mandate of spearheading human rights promotion on the African Continent has not been emphasised as a cru... Read more...