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InternetAccess=HumanRight?

March 14, 2012

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Just over a year ago, the world watched as the decades old regimes of the Middle East and North Africa crumbled with the use of the Internet and Social Media to facilitate popular uprisings. The Arab Spring is a historic event which has called to attention the concept of Internet Access being a protected Human […]

Updates….

February 22, 2012

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I have come to the conclusion that I really want to make sure my blog is accessible and informative to as many people as possible. Here is the site I want to integrate into my project: http://www.youthforhumanrights.org/   More to come….

the specifics

February 8, 2012

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Is Internet Access a human right? Thesis: As technology progresses to include more and more of what constitutes as our public and private lives, it begs to question whether or not access to the internet is evolving into a new, fundamental right, or simply a redefining of already protected rights.

resources for exploring internet access as a human right

February 8, 2012

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Here are my preliminary resources for my blog project on exploring the idea of internet access being a human right:

internet access=human rights?

January 30, 2012

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Thesis statement [draft]: Through my research I will explore the findings of the UN report declaring internet access to be a human right and the legal implications for supporting such a right.  Recently a UN Report “on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression[.]” concluded: The Special Rapporteur believes that […]

Where to go next…

January 25, 2012

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I’ve had a flood of ideas about what to do for my project. However, I reminded myself that my purpose in learning more about blogging and social media is to learn about how to use this tool for my future career as an attorney, while integrating my activist interests. So, this is what I’ve come […]

birth of a blawgista

January 5, 2012

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I am looking forward to learning more about blogging for my professional networking in the career of law. I’m interested in using blogging as a means of social activism as well.