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Internet Governance as Seen from the Right to Development, OpenDemocracy

Anita Gurumurthy
June
2016
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Commentaries

The Internet has now become an enabler of rights and an essential precondition for full participation in the information society. However, issues of corporate and state surveillance, and the enormous influence that corporate policies have on the way our fundamental rights are exercised, exhorts us to embark on an urgent recasting of the Internet and human rights debate, through the lens of the right to development.

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IT for Change's comments on the draft general comment on state obligations under the ICESCR in the context of business activities

ITfC
January
2017
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Advocacy Statements

IT for Change submitted comments on the draft general comment on state obligations under the ICESCR in the context of business activities. The submission asserted the need for an immediate and appropriate regulatory response to platform-companies, who have increasingly become key actors in every sector.

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