Creating awareness among youths about internet, internet safety, free speech with responsibility , digital act, digital crime, propaganda, fake news can ensure safe and free movement in digital space.
Those were the main takeaways from a workshop titled “Advocacy Dialogue: awareness and protection of digital citizenship and rights”, held with participation of law practitioners and journalists on Monday in the capital.
Social enterprise Dnet, that focuses on use of technology to provide solutions for social problems, organized the workshop jointly with Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom funded by the European Union under the project, ``Foster Responsible Digital Citizenship to Promote Freedom of Expression in Bangladesh.”
“It is necessary to define vague terms like cyber security, cybercrime in Bangladesh Digital Security Act, 2018, . It would have been easier for people to understand which issues are considered as violation of the reputation of the state if there was proper definition”,Faruq Faisel, Regional Director of Article 19 said.