Internet Network and Personal Non-Property Rights of Children

  • Anna DOLINSKA Academician F.H. Burchak Scientific Research Institute of Private Law and Entrepreneurship of The National Academy of Law Sciences of Ukraine
Keywords: Internet user, personal non-property rights, the right to eliminate the danger to life and health, the right to health care, the right to personal integrity, the right to a safe environment for life and health, the right to peaceful assembly, respect for the person who died, the right to choose the type of occupation, the right to freedom of literary, artistic, scientific and technical creativity


The article is devoted to the issues of personal non-property rights of children that ensure their natural existence and social existence as Internet users. The peculiarities of the implementation of children as Internet users of certain personal non-property rights on the Internet are formulated. It is emphasized that children who are Internet users, as participants in civil law relations are endowed with almost all the rights that characterize the general legal status of participants in such relations. An analysis of the right to eliminate the danger that threatens the lives and health of children as Internet users. It is determined that the way to protect this right of the child on the Internet is the right to file complaints against other Internet users in order to terminate their accounts, if they directly violate the requirements. It is formulated that these principles form the basis in the using of all services and social networks. It has been determined that in this way the Internet user as a child has the perspective to protect himself/herself from harmful influences in future. The article considers the right to health care due to the need to extend to the Internet user the rules that determine the legal status of the patient. There are opportunities that legal representatives, as Internet users, have the right to do through online search for the required doctor, coordinate their application with the necessary results of laboratory tests, register online consultation or visiting specialist, choose a doctor within a specialization, to solve insurance issues related to the provision of medical care via the Internet. Analysis of the right to personal inviolability shows that the social status, age or nationality of the Internet user is not important for the Internet environment. Therefore, it is emphasized that the privacy policy and rules of use of the Internet are the constant and equal for all Internet users. The right to a safe environment for life and health states that any Internet user, including Internet users as children, has the right to accurate information about the environment, the quality of food and household items, as well as the right to collect them. and proliferation through the Internet. It is emphasized that the issues of practical exercise of the right to choose the type of occupation require significant changes in labour regulations. It is proved that modern inquiries and threats of global scale push Internet users to intensify the exchange of scientific and technical information to unite their efforts in solving certain scientific issues. In general, the exercise of children as Internet users of the right to freedom of literary, artistic, scientific and technical creativity requires a separate scientific study.


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