Telecommunications Industry Dialogue releases annual report outlining advances on freedom of expression & privacy

Author: Telecommunications Industry Dialogue, Published on: 1 May 2015

"The Telecommunications Industry Dialogue at Two Years: Advances in respecting freedom of expression and privacy in 2014", May 2015

Freedom of expression and privacy rights of users are increasingly important issues for companies across the information and communications technology (ICT) sector. Telecommunications technologies enable the exchange of ideas and access to information in a way that supports economic and social opportunity, advances knowledge, and increases openness and transparency. At the same time, these technologies can be misused by governments in a way that can impact the freedom of expression and privacy of their citizens...Launched in March of 2013, the Telecommunications Industry Dialogue is a group of telecommunications operators and vendors who jointly address freedom of expression and privacy in the telecommunications sector in the context of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. [Refers to: Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, LinkedIn, Millicom, Nokia, Orange, Telefónica, Telenor Group, TeliaSonera, and Vodafone Group]

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Related companies: Alcatel-Lucent (part of Nokia) AT&T LinkedIn (part of Microsoft) Millicom Nokia Orange Telefónica Telenor TeliaSonera Vodafone