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Human Rights

The same rights that people have offline must also be protected online is the underlying principle for human rights on the Internet. The human rights basket includes online aspects of the following human rights: freedom of expression, privacy and data protection, rights of people with disabilities and women’s rights. Human rights issues are cross-cutting and interdependent. For example, the freedom of expression and information is related to access to the Internet and net neutrality. Protection of minority rights is influenced by multilingualism and promotion of cultural diversity. Ensuring the protection of privacy is important in dealing with cybersecurity.

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