Transcript of the 'Sexual rights, openness and regulatory systems' workshop @ IGF, Lithuania, 2010

The transcript of the 'Sexual rights, openness and regulatory systems' workshop co-organized by APC WNSP, Centre for Internet and Society and Alternative Law Forum at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Vilnius, Lithuania on September 14 2010. The workshop presented opinions from various stakeholders on the competing rights and interests on the topic of sexual rights and openness. It examined the values and ways different users negotiate with internet content and risks, and the impact and potential of regulatory mechanisms in the recognition and realisation of sexual rights and gender equality.
The panellists:
* Tamara Qiblawi, Take Back The Tech Arabia; , EROTICS - Lebanon
* Joy Liddicoat, human rights lawyer and Commissioner with the New Zealand Human Rights Commission.
* Clarissa Smith, Member of the Onscenity Research Network; Programme Leader, MA Media and Cultural Studies and MA Film & Cultural Studies, University of Sunderland, UK.
Publication date: 
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Year of publication: 
2010

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Some funny bits where the voice recognition software doesn't recognise particular words. Queer becomes career. And it fumbles at educated guesses on names and accents from many parts of the world. Another dimension on the politics of accessibility :)
Posted on 09/15/2010 - 08:16 | Reply

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