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    Module 2: Restricting Access and Content

    Advanced Modules on Digital Rights and Freedom of Expression Online in sub-Saharan Africa

    The objectives of this module are:

    • To provide an overview of the current mechanisms through which access to the internet and access to content is restricted.
    • To outline the fundamental international and regional legal principles relating to access.
    • To unpack the different rights affected by such restrictions.
    • To set out the limitations of implicated rights and explore the measures adopted by states.
    • To identify practical ways to deal with restrictions.
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