WS 7: Surveillance, laws, and governments vs Internet rights

Aida Mahmutovic

  • Private and public interests have to be balanced, respecting human rights.
  • The Internet should not be regulated in order to keep it free, and it should provide an enabling framework.
  • There is a need for the publicity, transparency, and accountability of the activities of the government and private companies.
  • There are various important approaches on different levels when it comes to surveillance, laws, and governments vs. human rights – which is why it is crucial to continue a multistakeholder dialogue.

Source: https://comment.eurodig.org/eurodig-2018-messages/ws-7-surveillance-laws-and-governments-vs-internet-rights/