State Responsibility to Respect, Protect, & Fulfill Human Rights Obligations in Cyberspace

State Responsibility to Protect

In this article, Gabor Rona and Lauren Aarons explore how international human rights law applies to cyberspace. They address the substantive obligations of the state responsibility to respect, ensure, and promote human rights in cyberspace, including protecting against third party abuse and providing remedies for violations. Finally, the authors outline the limitations of and permissible restrictions on human rights obligations in cyberspace.

By Gabor Rona

Gabor Rona, formerly the International Legal Director of Human Rights First, is a Visiting Professor of Law at Cardozo Law School, where he teaches Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law.

By Lauren Aarons

Lauren Aarons holds an LL.M. from Columbia University and a M.Phil. from the University of Oxford.

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