Should Cybersecurity Be a Human Right? Exploring the ‘Shared Responsibility’ of Cyber Peace
46 Pages Posted: 21 Jul 2017 Last revised: 7 Mar 2019
Date Written: July 19, 2017
Having access to the internet is increasingly considered to be an emerging human right. International organizations and national governments have begun to formally recognize its importance to freedom of speech, expression, and information exchange. The next step to help ensure some measure of cyber peace online may be for cybersecurity to be recognized as a human right, too. This Article investigates the nuances of this debate, and analyzes the implications of such a designation through the lens of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) movement.
Keywords: cybersecurity, corporate social responsibility, business, human rights, international law
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