Digital Citizenship – Portfolio of Evidence. – Digital Bill of Rights.

Question 5

Digital Rights and Responsibilities
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world, the Declaration was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on 10 December 1948 General Assembly resolution 217(III) A as a common standard of achievements for all peoples and all nations. It sets out, for the first time, fundamental human rights to be universally protected.
Study the bill of rights and draw up a Digital Bill of Rights that has 10 articles. Create a blog entry titled Digital Bill of Rights.

Article 1.

All digital citizens are equal in dignity and rights and should act towards one another as they would like to be acted upon.

Article 2.

“Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration” (UDHR. 1948)

Article 3.

Everyone has the right to security of their sites and searches.

Article 4.

No one shall be hacked and held at ransom of information.

Article 5.

No one shall be harassed or bullied.

Article 6

Everyone has a right to their beliefs or non-beliefs and shall not be deprived of said beliefs or non-beliefs.

Article 7.

Everyone has the right to own a domain and shall not be deprived of said domain.

Article 8.

Everyone has the right to freedom of thought.

Article 9.

Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression.

Article 10.

Everyone has the right to join a group and no one may be coerced into joining a group they do not wish.

 

*****All references to be shown in the 10th post of my portfolio.

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