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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 […]

Reflections on #Twitter

February 8, 2012

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I got a Twitter account a few months ago and haven’t really used it. I feel like most of the things I can do on Twitter I am already doing on Facebook. Specifically, I use my Facebook as a news-source by liking organizations who have my same interests and share information like articles and videos. […]

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: