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About Joanna Kulesza

Joanna Kulesza is Assistant Professor in the Department of International Law and International Relations of the Faculty of Law and Administration, the University of Lodz, Poland. Joanna, a specialist in international Internet law, is the author of International Internet Law (Routledge 2012) and was a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Cambridge, a scholar of the Robert Bosch Stiftung, Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Internet Governance Project and the Foundation for Polish Science. She worked for the European Parliament, Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Council of Europe and currently is the Membership Committee Chair of the Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet).

Articles by Joanna Kulesza

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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Facebook’s new role in Europe: protecting Poles from hate speech since 2016

A couple of years ago any nationalist statement against the “threat of muslimisation” was widely recognized as the very definition of hate speech across all European countries. By 2016, no longer.

Poland welcomes internet filtering

Any limits set for free expression online must be traced in pencil, not in ink, and not, and this is particularly important - within a hastily drafted piece of legislation.

As Poles shift right, democracy runs scarce

While the Law and Justice party insists that local disputes are best settled at home, Polish opposition and fearful individuals have been reaching out to international forums for support.

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