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1 April 2012
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Autor/in: Regeringskansliet, Government Offices of Sweden

This paper aims to stimulate collective action in relation to protecting and enhancing human rights, focusing on the freedom of expression on the Internet through responsible business practices. It lays out the challenges and opportunities involved in...

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14 March 2012
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Autor/in: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Updates to page after 9 Mar 2012]:...

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2 March 2012
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Autor/in: Michael Newman, General Counsel and Interim Chief Financial Officer, Websense

According to several organizations, on February 22, 2012, the National ICT R&D Fund, representing the government of Pakistan, placed an advertisement in the press calling on companies to submit proposals “for the development, deployment and...

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17 January 2012
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Autor/in: Michael H. Posner, US Department of State

I am here to speak about Internet freedom as a foundation for the 21st Century human rights agenda…This past year has highlighted the promise and the peril of the Internet as a transformative tool both for human expression and for repression…Freedom of...

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13 December 2011
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Autor/in: Faris Natour, Peter Nestor, BSR

Companies are expected to avoid direct violations of human rights, but they are also expected to avoid complicity in violations committed by others...But what does “complicity” mean in this context, and where is the line between legal and illegal...

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22 September 2011
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Autor/in: Jillian C. York, Electronic Frontier Foundation, on Al Jazeera

[T]here has been a proliferation of news surrounding the export of surveillance and censorship technologies by North American and European companies to authoritarian governments. A new paper, released...by the...SecDev Group, focuses on the role played...

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26 April 2011
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Autor/in: Global Network Initiative

The Global Network Initiative is pleased to announce influential free speech campaign group and publisher Index on Censorship is to join GNI. Index on Censorship, Britain's leading organization promoting free expression, will become the first non...

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25 February 2011
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Autor/in: Leslie D'Monte, Business Standard (India)

Companies like Facebook, Vodafone are being reprimanded by human rights groups for bowing down to governments...Human rights groups like Amnesty International and Access...are highlighting a simultaneous trend in cyberspace, “a deeply disturbing and...

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10 February 2011
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Autor/in: Lynn Sweet, Chicago Sun-Times [USA]

Assistant [US Senate] Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) today urged social-networking company Facebook to take "immediate and tangible steps" to protect the human rights of democracy and human rights activists who use the firm's service. Writing to...

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8 February 2011
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