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Public Privacy #2: Thougts on the Rule of Law in Cyberspace

December 5, 2014

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When we introduce the human rights we know to the Internet, we must remember to consider the complex social worlds that it entails. The needed guidelines must be balanced between information and opinion, where we are free to use our rights, but without violating others. In this essay, I will discuss ‘the Rule of Law’ […]

Public Privacy #1: Human Rights & Social Worlds – Online & Offline

October 15, 2014

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When cyberspace interacts with individuals, networks, and states it no longer remains neutral. It becomes a social, political and private space that requires a constant balancing act of basic human rights – of freedom and privacy. I will explore this further through this these: ’Freedom and privacy on the Internet can be realized based on […]

Reporting from the Field # 1: Background of Study

November 7, 2011

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‘Reporting from the Field’ is a series of posts relating to my fieldwork in the fall of 2011. The fieldwork is a part of my Master in Social Anthropology from the University of Copenhagen, and the final thesis will be completed in early 2013. The posts are part of a research- and analyzing process and […]

Denmark: Kurdish TV Station Accused of Supporting Terrorism

November 5, 2010

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[Published on Global Voices Online] Roj TV, a Kurdish-language satellite television station based in Denmark has been accused of supporting terrorism by the Danish attorney-general. It may lose its broadcasting license once the case goes to trial. The prosecuting authorities claim the station has ties to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), an organisation that fights […]