Category Archives: Freedom of Expression

Freedom of expression in the networked environment

The superhighway has wired people all around the global with abundance of information and resources. The internet has become a common communication platform to disseminate information and gaining information in various fields. For some people, this is highly educational and … Continue reading

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Civil Society’s struggle to make its voice heard

Freedom of expression is shown valuable in a democratic society not only when civilians and organizations have the ability to express themselves, but also when their voices and concerns are taken into consideration. When it comes to the ICT world, … Continue reading

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The Complexities That Surround Freedom Of Expression

The concept of freedom of expression brings with it a number of complexities.  Even the definition of freedom of expression varies across nations, cultures, and civil societies.  For the purposes of this post, I am going to broadly define freedom … Continue reading

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Freedom of Expression & Technology

Coming from a country where “Freedom of Expression” is scarce, I more often think of this issue from a political angle and put it into different boxes labeled by nation-states. Therefore I found this week’s readings quite interesting because they … Continue reading

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Freedom of Expression: Civil Society and Public Policy

A major stumbling block facing policy makers today is the disconnect between civil society and the policy making process. The WSIS CS defined civil society as: “organisations – including movements, networks and other entities – which are autonomous from the … Continue reading

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