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

December 5, 2014


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’ […]

Inequality: Made by Humans

October 16, 2014


“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.” These are the words of the very first article in The Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Much more need not to be said. I wish […]

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

October 15, 2014


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 […]