Legal Protection of Equal Rights in the Digital Age
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- equality; legislation; digital age; digital divide; scientific and technological development; constitutional rights
Law is the strongest tool to uphold justice and equality, and the ultimate goal of legislation is realizing the value and purpose of law. In recent years, many new legal issues have emerged worldwide due to the rapid development of modern digital technology. Many people are put at a disadvantage situation in society because they cannot adapt to new technologies, and their legal rights cannot be protected equally by current law. Specifically, COVID-19 pandemic accelerates the digitalization of society, thus lots of people are calling for legislation to guarantee citizens’ equal rights in such a digitalized world. This paper provides an analysis of some legal issues brought out by new digital technologies and offers possible legislative solutions. The legislature, as well as the government, should make new rules for both tech giants and the public to defend our constitutional equal rights.
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TY - CONF AU - Suihan Zhou PY - 2022 DA - 2022/06/01 TI - Legal Protection of Equal Rights in the Digital Age BT - Proceedings of the 2022 8th International Conference on Humanities and Social Science Research (ICHSSR 2022) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 1423 EP - 1427 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220504.258 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220504.258 ID - Zhou2022 ER -