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Online Civic Space

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As online spaces for participation become increasingly popular, governments must work to ensure protection of basic rights — including the freedoms of expression, assembly, and association — in the digital world.

Technical specifications: Pertains to the protection of basic civil liberties online (expression, assembly, association). For example, does the government allow people to create their own civic space?

See also: Defending Activists and Journalists, Freedom of Assembly, Freedom of Association, Regulation of Tech

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Open Government Partnership