[NetBehaviour] Iceland Proposal for a parliamentary resolution.

marc garrett marc.garrett at furtherfield.org
Wed Jun 16 14:24:15 CEST 2010

Looks interesting...



Iceland Proposal for a parliamentary resolution.

For Iceland to strongly position itself legally with regard to the 
protection of freedoms of expression and information.

Parliament resolves to task the government with finding ways to 
strengthen freedoms of expression and information freedom in Iceland, as 
well as providing strong protections for sources and whistleblowers.

In this work, the international team of experts that assisted in the 
creation of this proposal should be utilized.

To this end,

1. the legal environment should be explored such that the goals can be 
defined and changes to law or new law proposals can be prepared

2. the legal environments of other countries should be considered, with 
the view to assemble the best laws to make Iceland leading in freedoms 
of expression and information.

3. the first Icelandic international prize should be established, The 
Icelandic Freedom of Expression Award.

With the goal of improving democracy, as firm grounding will be made for 
publishing, whilst improving Iceland's standing in the international 


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