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Restricting internet access by sex offenders

Gillespie, Alisdair (2011) Restricting internet access by sex offenders. International Journal of Law and Information Technology, 19 (3). pp. 165-186. ISSN 1464-3693

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Abstract

In recent years there has been a debate as to whether access to the internet can now be considered a human right. If internet access is a human right then this would raise the question as to whether it is possible to ever restrict an individual's internet access or make it subject to limitations. One area where individuals are currently the subject of limitations is child sex offences where some internet offenders have access to the internet either prohibited or subject to significant limitations. This article considers the approach and legality of such restrictions by focusing on two jurisdictions; England and Wales and the United States of America.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Law and Information Technology
Uncontrolled Keywords: internet access ; human rights ; sex offender ; monitoring ; denial of access
Subjects: K Law
Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Law School
ID Code: 58771
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 02 Oct 2012 14:25
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2013 12:46
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/58771

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