Building peace in the minds of men and women

Internet Governance Glossary


4.7 Fundamental human rights

Moral principles commonly understood as inalienable fundamental rights to which a person is inherently entitled simply because she or he is a human being and laid down in the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights (UN/UDHR).


Depending on the degree of material loss or physical harm to people the infringement – which is a violation of a law or right – or violation of other regulations or codes of practice through Internet misuse concerning fundamental human rights may be judged as cybercrime.