Tag: Bill of rights

Regulating the web: Will the internet need its own bill of rights?

Regulating the web: Will the internet need its own bill of rights?

Cyber Security, Governance, Internet
Summary: Experts in Italy are working on proposals that will set out web users' rights and obligations - a draft bill that could eventually be adopted across Europe. Report ZDnet Does the internet need its own bill of rights? Italy is already working on a draft document that could end up being discussed and adopted across Europe. The Italian government is working on a 'bill of rights' for the internet, which could serve as the foundation for a model defining web users' rights and obligations, potentially not just in Italy but throughout the continent. An ad hoc committee, composed partly of politicians from all parliamentary parties, and partly by independent experts in the field - scholars, journalists, representatives of the telecoms industry and of consumers' associations - will dr...