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Self-Regulation


Instrument of self-regulation

Title:
Rec. on measures to promote the freedom of expression and information with regard to Internet filters
Entry into force:
26.03.2008
Type of document:
Recommendations
Geographical scope:
Europe
Content-related scope:
web
Related areas:
freedom of information,
youth protection

The Committee of Ministers, under the terms of Article 15.b of the Statute of the Council of Europe recommends that member states adopt common standards and strategies with regard to Internet filters to promote the full exercise and enjoyment of the right to freedom of expression and information and related rights and freedoms in the European Convention on Human Rights, in particular by:

  • taking measures with regard to Internet filters in line with the guidelines set out in the appendix to this recommendation;
  • bringing these guidelines to the attention of all relevant private and public sector stakeholders, in particular those who design, use (install, activate, deactivate and implement) and monitor Internet filters, and to civil society, so that they may contribute to their implementation.


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Available on the website since October 06, 2008