Freedom of Connection – Freedom of Expression:<br />The Changing Legal and Regulatory Ecology Shaping the Internet<br />Wi...
Cascading Issues over Freedom of Expression<br />
The Internet Reconfigures Access in Ways that Can Empower Networked Individuals <br />
Ecology of Choices Shaping Free Expression<br />
Digital Rights<br />Access – Freedom of Connection<br />Freedom of Expression<br />Censorship<br />Equality (media literac...
Worldwide Diffusion of the Internet<br />
Digital Rights<br />Meta-analysis of Internet filtering surveys:<br /><ul><li> Global growth of filtering
 No single country
 Variety of Objectives:
 Political
Moral
 Commercial</li></li></ul><li>Industrial Policy and Regulation<br /><ul><li> IPR: Copyright
 IPR: Patents
 Competition Policy
 Technology-led Industrial Strategies
 ICT for Development</li></li></ul><li>Industrial Policy and Regulation<br />Copyright enforcement:<br /><ul><li> ‘Three S...
 Digital Economy Act (UK)</li></ul>Countered by:<br /><ul><li> The Pirate Party
 Brazilian Copyright Reform Bill</li></ul>Copyright Mot<br />
User-Centric Policy<br /><ul><li>Child Protection Policy
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Talk for launch of the W3C UK & Ireland Office, Keble College, Oxford, 18 April 2011, focusing on the ecology of policy choices shaping freedom of expression in the digital age.

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  1. 1. Freedom of Connection – Freedom of Expression:<br />The Changing Legal and Regulatory Ecology Shaping the Internet<br />William H. Dutton, Anna Dopatka, Michael Hills, Ginette Law,andVictoria Nash<br />Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford<br /> <br />Presentation for the Launch of the W3C UK & Ireland Office, Keble College, 18 April 2011. <br />
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  3. 3. Cascading Issues over Freedom of Expression<br />
  4. 4. The Internet Reconfigures Access in Ways that Can Empower Networked Individuals <br />
  5. 5. Ecology of Choices Shaping Free Expression<br />
  6. 6. Digital Rights<br />Access – Freedom of Connection<br />Freedom of Expression<br />Censorship<br />Equality (media literacy)<br />Freedom of Information<br />Privacy & Data Protection<br />
  7. 7. Worldwide Diffusion of the Internet<br />
  8. 8. Digital Rights<br />Meta-analysis of Internet filtering surveys:<br /><ul><li> Global growth of filtering
  9. 9. No single country
  10. 10. Variety of Objectives:
  11. 11. Political
  12. 12. Moral
  13. 13. Commercial</li></li></ul><li>Industrial Policy and Regulation<br /><ul><li> IPR: Copyright
  14. 14. IPR: Patents
  15. 15. Competition Policy
  16. 16. Technology-led Industrial Strategies
  17. 17. ICT for Development</li></li></ul><li>Industrial Policy and Regulation<br />Copyright enforcement:<br /><ul><li> ‘Three Strikes’ policy in France
  18. 18. Digital Economy Act (UK)</li></ul>Countered by:<br /><ul><li> The Pirate Party
  19. 19. Brazilian Copyright Reform Bill</li></ul>Copyright Mot<br />
  20. 20. User-Centric Policy<br /><ul><li>Child Protection Policy
  21. 21. Decency: Pornography
  22. 22. Libel: Defamation
  23. 23. Prevention of Hate Speech
  24. 24. Consumer Protection: Fraud</li></ul>Copyright Mugley<br />
  25. 25. Internet Policy<br /><ul><li>Internet Governance and Regulation
  26. 26. Domain Names and Numbers
  27. 27. Net Neutrality
  28. 28. Licensing, Regulation of Service Providers: Intermediaries
  29. 29. Internationalised Top-level Domain Names</li></li></ul><li>Internet Policy:<br />Standard-setting: Identity<br />
  30. 30. Security<br /><ul><li>Secrecy, Confidentiality
  31. 31. Security against Malware
  32. 32. Counter-Radicalisation</li></ul>National Security<br />Blackberry Use<br />WikiLeaks: Confidentiality-Security<br />
  33. 33. Ecology of Choices Shaping Free Expression<br />
  34. 34. Encouraging Themes for Freedom of Expression<br /><ul><li> Internet Empowering Networked Individuals – Enhancing Freedom of Connection and Expression
  35. 35. Worldwide Diffusion and Expanding Access in More Languages & Scripts enabling Networked Individuals to Find, Share and Create Content
  36. 36. Major Issues of Human Rights are Increasingly Being Centered on the Internet and Web
  37. 37. The Internet Space is not the ‘Wild West’</li></li></ul><li>Countervailing Themes<br /><ul><li>Freedom of Expression is not an Inevitable Outcome of Technological Innovation
  38. 38. Continuing Global and Local Digital Divides in Access and the Production of Content
  39. 39. Global Increase in Content Filtering and Censorship
  40. 40. Freedom Shaped by Choices in the Wider Ecology of Actors, Objectives and Policies
  41. 41. Lack Appropriate Models for Internet Governance and Regulation</li></li></ul><li>Directions for Policy<br />Reduce Digital Divides <br />Broaden Perspectives on Freedom of Expression – the Larger Legal and Regulatory Ecology<br />Renew and Inform Debates over:<br />Appropriate Regulatory Models for the Internet<br />Global and Local Approaches to Internet Governance<br />Ways to Inform the Public and Elected Officials about the Internet and Legal-Regulatory Issues<br />
  42. 42. Renew Research on Freedom of Expression<br />Monitor World Wide Internet Filtering in a more Systematic and Sustained Manner<br />Track an Expanded Range of Policies and Regulatory Issues in this Ecology<br />Critically Explore Relationships between Freedom of Expression and other Core Values and Rights<br />Study Impacts on the Ground, including Public Beliefs, Attitudes, and Behavior <br />Understand Assaults on Freedom of Expression as efforts to protect other Values and Interests<br />
  43. 43. William H. Dutton, Anna Dopatka, Michael Hills, Ginette Law,andVictoria Nash<br />Oxford Internet Institute, <br />University of Oxford<br />Opinionsexpressedarethose of theauthors and do notnecessarilyreflecttheviews of UNESCO orits Division forFreedom of Expression, Democracy and Peace. <br /> <br />Presentation for the Launch of the W3C UK & Ireland Office, Keble College, 18 April 2011.<br />

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