Businesses are more involved in our lives than ever before. Among other things, they largely own and manage the infrastructure of the digital environment – which means their decisions can have wide-ranging impacts on a range of human rights, including privacy and freedom of expression. If we want a free, open and secure internet, human rights defenders are going to have to engage with them. But at the moment, this isn’t happening.
To address this, at GPD we’re piloting new approaches to engaging with businesses on human rights. Find out more below.
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