10 August 2021
This brief sets out the rationale for exploring a framework for greater transparency of internet companies as part of UNESCO’s ongoing multi-stakeholder work to promote and protect human rights in the digital ecosystem.The paper reviews existing transparency mechanisms of a selection of companies as well as some of the initiatives that seek to promote greater transparency. Looking at the advantages and limitations of current approaches, it discusses the value of a unifying initiative to elaborate the meaning of transparency for key digital actors.
Person as author: Puddephatt, Andrew
Collation: 16 pages
Year of publication: 2021