ICANN'S corporate responsibility to respect human rights

Monika Zalnieriute

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Abstract

Freedom of expression and privacy are internationally recognised human rights. This paper addresses the privacy and freedom of expression issues that arise in relation to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) policies and procedures. In particular, it explores the corporate responsibility of ICANN to respect human rights. In this sense, it seeks to develop and go beyond the Council of Europe report published in June 2014, which explored the duty of governments – rather than corporations – to protect human rights.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherArticle 19
Commissioning bodyARTICLE 19
Number of pages16
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2015
Externally publishedYes

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