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Access to content online: regulation, business models, quality and freedom of expression

The mains issues covered by plenary session were: unrestricted access of users to online content, quality and legality of content, role and responsibility of gatekeepers and solutions to the existing problems. As a response to the first question -whether users have an unrestricted access to the online access, participants came up with other concerns. Therefore the first part of the workshop was mainly raising the main concerns rather then answering them.

One of the main concerns that… Continue

Added by Nino Gobronidze on September 15, 2009 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Workshop Personal and professional privacy

The workshop was very interesting and touched topics such as meaning of privacy, the threats that technology poses on it and slightly the solutions were also discussed. It should be noted that there was not enough time for discussion and for the elaborating the solutions of the problems.

Stepano Rodota started his speech with following questions: 1) can privacy survive in the age of social networking, whether privacy can survive in the era of internet of things and if privacy can… Continue

Added by Nino Gobronidze on September 14, 2009 at 11:07pm — No Comments

Roundtable of European Parliamentary perspectives regarding internet governance

The aim of the roundtable was to present and expose the positions and perspectives of members of parliaments. Participants noted that there are quite many developments in Africa while Europe is behind. Everyone stressed that solution is the multistakeholders format and necessity of cooperation with civil society. Issue of net neutrality was one of the main issues touched by the participants.

One of the issues that were discussed during the roundtable was whether internet requires a special… Continue

Added by Nino Gobronidze on September 14, 2009 at 11:03pm — No Comments

Workshop-Cybercrime and security:Public-private-partnership

Roundtable-Cybercrime and security: Public-private-partnership

From the very beginning facilitators identified the main topics such as prevention of crime, fundamental rights and cybercrime and cyber security. The workshop conveyed the important message with which I totally agree that it is getting more and more necessary to fight against cybercrimes and in this process the public private partnerships are crucial. It was very interesting to see the different approaches and perspectives… Continue

Added by Nino Gobronidze on September 14, 2009 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Opening Statements

Opening statements

Philippe Boilat Director General of Human rights and legal affairs talked spoke about EuroDig and stated that Eurodig deos not have a formal mandate. He thanked all the people, organizations and networks that were presented on the conference. He noted that CoE promots human rights and democracy and it applies to online world as well. So awareness and effectiveness is one of the priorities of CoE. He highlited the importance and role of internet and sated that that… Continue

Added by Nino Gobronidze on September 14, 2009 at 10:18pm — No Comments



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