Universal Values

In this workshop, Global Online Freedom and Corporate Responsibility will be covered from a
philosophical and scientific perspective. Questions that can be asked are: is there a
(universal/natural) tendency or urge towards (Global Online) Freedom? Do universal values
exist? What is the position of companies in furthering or restricting freedom? Do people
have a natural tendency towards (limiting) freedom (biologically, psychologically and
sociologically). What is the role of global culture and globalization of our communication in
the issue of Global Online Freedom? Does the concept of freedom differ between cultures
and what does this mean in relation to Global Online Freedom?

Legal perspectives

In this workshop, Global Online Freedom and Corporate Responsibility will be covered from a legal
perspective. Questions that can be asked are: what would be the best regulatory framework
to further Global Online Freedom? Do companies (already) have responsibilities for Global
Online Freedom? What is the (international) political and legal context wherein Global
Online Freedom and Corporate Responsibility can be regulated? Is law the best instrument to
address the issue of Global Online Freedom and companies’ involvement?

Economic perspectives

In this workshop, Global Online Freedom and Corporate Responsibility will be covered from an
economic perspective. Questions that can be asked are: What are the economic factors that
play a role in the issue of Global Online Freedom and Corporate Responsibility ? What economic
arrangements and instruments can be used to address the issue? What kind of economic
and financial incentives do different solutions give to corporations? How can we solve the
problem of unfair competition when we cannot hold all companies around the world
accountable?

Technological perspectives

In this workshop, Global Online Freedom and Corporate Responsibility will be covered from a
technological perspective. Questions that can be asked are: What is the role of technology in
furthering or restricting freedom? What kind of technological solutions can be used by
companies to prevent misuse of their systems by certain governments? What general
technological solutions can be created to further Global Online Freedom? How can
standards be created to protect Global Online Freedom?