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Andrew Puddephatt

Andrew Puddephatt

Internet Policy Consultant, Board of Advisors, Global Partners Digital

Andrew Puddephatt is an internet policy expert who focuses on the intersection of internet policy and human rights. A long-term consultant to UNESCO, He is the founder Director of Global Partners & Associates Ltd a social purpose company that promotes democracy and human rights online. He is also Founder Director of Adapt, a social purpose company that helps organisations manage their users’ data ethically. He chairs the Internet Watch Foundation, a charity registered in the UK that works with the internet industry to remove child sex abuse images online and also chairs International Media Support, a Danish based NGO that promotes independent media in conflict zones. He is the Deputy Chair of the philanthropic foundation the Sigrid Rausing Trust. IN 2003 he was awarded an OBE for services to human rights.


Regulating (Dis)Content: How Human Rights Can Help Shape Government Content Regulation Efforts

In this session, representatives from a range of key stakeholders will come together to take a closer look at three important considerations for developing content regulation -- transparency, scope of application, and cross-border impacts -- and examine different approaches to each, in particular with respect to the implementation of the State duty to protect human rights in preventing possible infringements of the freedom of expression online.