Human rights and Internet governance

Bali is hosting another world-scale conference, the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), from Oct. 22 to 25. The IGF may sound less merrier than the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit earlier this month, but it is obviously important for Indonesia, home to 63 million frequent Internet users. The IGF, which is basically the world’s biggest Internet-policy event, will gather stakeholders representing states, the private sector and civil society. The forum is a perfect moment to discuss the link between Internet usage and freedom of speech and expression.

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