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    Module 5: Trends in Censorship by Private Actors

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

    This module aims to:

    • Give an overview of ways in which non-state actors facilitate online censorship.
    • Set out the international and regional legal principles that are implicated by online censorship.
    • Unpack the concept of net neutrality.
    • Examine the misuse of intermediary liability to curb expression and access.
    • Explore the right to be forgotten.
    • Explain the monitoring obligations of search engines and platforms.
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