Transformation of Human Rights in Information Society in Connection with Formation and Formulation of the Right to Oblivion by European Court of Human Rights
Topicality of the Research. Human rights and freedoms are the main concepts of rights in modern Russia. Lack of scientific development of “new” human rights in new “digital measurement”, information society holds back development of applied research, including the matters of enforcement, improvement of law-making, efficiency improvement of legal regulation. Due to the fact that “the right to oblivion” was formulated by European Court of Human Rights less than a year ago, in Russia there is no comprehensive legal research on this issue.
Targets of the Research. The target is concretized in tasks. The authors had the following targets:
– To explore the essence of “the right to oblivion”, its characteristics, analyze its purpose;
– To identify authors’ attitude to a number of controversial issues that have arisen in the course of this research work;
– Explore ways and means to improve legal regulation.
Conclusions. “The right to oblivion” is a new inalienable human right that needs identifying, understanding, and formulation. Legal regulation of this right in Russia is at the stage of formation and is imperfect. It is necessary to increase awareness of the Russian legal science, legislature and judiciary to this problem. It is necessary to develop a general policy with regard to “the right to oblivion”, accurately reflect the position in law and judicial practice.
KeywordsHuman rights “the right to oblivion” The right to privacy Freedom of speech
The authors express their gratitude to Director of Law Institute of Samara State University of Economics, Doctor of Law, Professor, A. A. Pavlushin for her valuable criticism and support.
- The Russians will have “the right to oblivion”. http://www.dni.ru/tech/2014/11/6/285507.html. 6 Nov 2014