Freedom online: an introduction
Censorship, cyberbullying and trolling - whether we realise it or not most of us have faced this at one time or another. But in the digital age where do we draw the line between protecting our citizens from harm and taking away freedom of speech? Who should get to make these decisions? Click here to view related teaching resources.
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Should we be allowed to post anything we want to say online, even when we know it could be seen as hurtful and abusive? - video
Should an internet service provider remove the link to dated information about an individual, at their request? - video
A short article by writer and activist, Jillian York, exploring the difficulty of minimising cyberbullying while protecting the right to freedom of speech.
A short article by Shami Chakrabarti, the Director of Liberty, exploring the right to privacy in the UK and whether our digital rights are protected.