Information Technology and Human Rights - POS 658

Technological developments in the field of information and communication (ICT) have had a tremendous impact on the field of human rights. This course will emphasize the significance of these changes with respect to freedom of expression, access to information, and protection against undue intrusion in the private sphere. It will also highlight the impact of ICT on protection of cultural rights and innovations in the economic and social fields, including economic opportunities for marginalized groups and regions.
Prerequisite: POS 602.