Experts, lawyers, academics, politicians and members of the judiciary gathered in Nicosia last month to discuss the challenges to freedom of expression in the digital era.
here is a summary of the key interviews, photos and presentations from the event.
Charlotte Altenhoener-Dion: Freedom of expression in the digital age
Ineta Ziemele – “The European Court cannot be a front-runner on freedom of expression”
Dr Matthias Traimer: “We don’t have to reinvent the wheel to maintain freedom of expression online”
Karmen Turk – Why Delfi As v Estonia human rights court judgement still matters to all web users
Speeches and presentations
Jean Marc Sauvé, Vice-President of the Conseil d’Etat, France: Freedom of expression in the digital age
Maciej Szpunar, Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union: The liability of intermediaries in the EU
Monica Horten, Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics & Political Science: Balancing freedom of expression online – insights from copyright cases
Judge Robert Spano (European Court of Human Rights – Iceland) : Limitations to the freedom of expression online in the context of national security concerns
Karmen Turk, media law attorney: The many facets of intermediaries and respective legal implications