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The Internet Censorship Versus Human Rights Essay

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Internet: Censorship versus Human Rights
Jesslyn Sung 10/02/2011

What is your ideal picture of a free-speech internet where your human rights as are prioritized? Since Hillary Clinton’s landmark speech last year, "Remarks on internet Freedom", the net today promotes a more open internet with human rights. The internet revolution is further supported by the social networks services such as Facebook and Twitter, where people’s right of freedom of speech and expression seemed to be ungovernable. Howeve...

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