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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

    • To provide an overview of the current ways in which non-state actors are facilitating online censorship.
    • To provide an overview of the fundamental international and regional legal principles that are implicated as a result of censorship.
    • To understand the implications of net neutrality.
    • To examine the misuse of intermediary liability to curb expression and access.
    • To understand the development and implications for the right to be forgotten.
    • To identify the monitoring obligations of search engines and platforms.
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