Is Social Media a Human Right? Exploring the Scope of Internet Rights
International Journal of Constitutional Law Blog, December 5, 2014
7 Pages Posted: 8 Dec 2014
Date Written: December 5, 2014
This article explores the basis for social media being recognised as a human right, how such services have come to be seen as both democracy-enabling and rights-infringing, and further examines social media's contentious relationship with authoritarian regimes.
Keywords: Arab Spring, Free Expression, ICCPR, Right to Internet, Social Media, Twitter
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