Unchained freedom in cyberspace: a new danger for children’s rights

Keywords: Internet, information society, child rights, knowledge society, digital human rights, information law, cybersecurity, electronic rights, online rights, right to participate, freedom of expression, internet literacy, cyberculture

Abstract

The article is dedicated to the harm of cyberspace over children's digital rights in the Internet and introduces conclusions for better defeating digital violations. Digital violations against child rights exist in various forms. Although violation of children's digital rights is the reality of current life, still there is no unified and well-developed system of solutions to restrict freedom in cyberpace. Cyberspace opens new borders for entertainment, education, cultural and moral development of children. Yet, possible difficulties arise when it comes to suitable child rights. Children's digital rights is significantly more complex and multifaceted. Few norms in international law can be found for the regulation of cyberspace and the digital rights of children in this new medium. The content and scope of digital rights of children have not been defined yet. Thus, systemic international and national cyberspace mechanisms relating to the rights of the child should be created on the basis of state control.

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Published
2020-04-15
How to Cite
Mammadrzali, S. S. (2020). Unchained freedom in cyberspace: a new danger for children’s rights. Law Review of Kyiv University of Law, (1), 391-395. https://doi.org/10.36695/2219-5521.1.2020.77
Section
The legal system of Ukraine and international law, comparative legal studies