Nationally Implemented Internet Firewall Technology and Policy - A Comparative Legal Analysis of its Effects on Freedom of Expression


Grant Data
Project Title
Nationally Implemented Internet Firewall Technology and Policy - A Comparative Legal Analysis of its Effects on Freedom of Expression
Principal Investigator
Mrs Maurushat, Alana   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Clavier Jean-Pierre   (Co-principal investigator)
Duration
12
Start Date
2004-01-01
Completion Date
2004-12-31
Amount
24000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
internet firewall technology
Discipline
Law
Sponsor
France/HK Joint Research Scheme
HKU Project Code
F-HK27/03T
Grant Type
France/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme - Travel Grants
Funding Year
2003/2004
Status
Completed
Objectives
To provide a succinct overview of nationally implemented firewall technology policy in China/Hong Kong and France; to compare and contrast the respective policies in France and China/Hong Kong with the goal of demonstrating common points of departure and the underlying objectives of such policies; to provide an overview of the underpinnings of freedom of expression in France, China and Hong Kong; to assess, from a nation's own free expression/cultural paradigm, whether freedom of expression values will be impacted on through the implementation of national firewall technology and policy; to address the limits of nationally implmented firewall technology policy.