Research into Human Rights Protocol Considerations (RFC)

Year of production: 2017

Research into Human Rights Protocol Considerations (RFC) document is the first milestone in a longer-term research effort. It has been reviewed by the Human Rights Protocol Considerations (HRPC) Research Group and also by individuals from outside the research group.

It aims to propose guidelines for human rights considerations, similar to the work done on the guidelines for privacy considerations (RFC 6973).

Section 6.2 of RFC 8280 particularly reflects on digital principles and human rights.

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