New paper from APC and the Internet Society connects internet protocols and human rights

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By Joy Liddicoat and Avri Doria for APC

BERLIN, Germany, 13 December 2012

“Like Internet protocols, human rights standards attempt to articulate principles that will apply universally over time, as ideas and conditions evolve,” a new paper argues. Commissioned by the Association for Progressive Communications and the Internet Society, the issue paper released today compares the standards-making processes as well as the principles underlying human rights on the one hand and Internet protocols on the other.

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