Freedom of expression and privacy at the WSIS HLM

Many statements at the WSIS High-Level Meeting on the WSIS Review plenary reiterated that rights offline apply online and included references to protecting freedom of expression and privacy rights. Discussion emerged on whether human rights and security are complementary or mutually exclusive. Lebanon, for example mentioned the tension between freedom of expression and preventing hate speech. The Outcome Document is available. GIP Digital Watch provided just-in-time reporting from the Meeting.