Catalina Botero Marino, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression
Frank LaRue, UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression
Filtering systems which are not end-user controlled – whether imposed by a government or commercial service provider – are a form of prior censorship and cannot be justified. Corporations that provide Internet services should make an effort to ensure that they respect the rights of their clients to use the Internet without arbitrary interference.
Source: AOS 21 Dec 2010