Guide to Human Rights for Internet Users Now Available
The Council of Europe has released the Guide to human rights of Internet users, designed as a tool to: be used by individuals and to be relied upon when facing difficulties in exercising their rights; help governments and public institutions to discharge their obligations to protect, respect and remedy human rights; be a kick-starter for national discussions on protection and promotion of human rights of Internet users and their empowerment in Internet environments; promote corporate social responsibility by encouraging the private sector to act responsibly and with respect for the human rights of individuals that they contract with.
The Guide focuses on :
of the Committee of Ministers to member States
on a Guide to human rights for Internet users
(Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 16 April 2014
at the 1197th meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies)