“Nº 20 02/2015”

Pyrawebs: Scanned Terror Files

by Digital Rights LAC on March 1, 2023

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With the excuse of cracking down on crime, Paraguay wants internet providers to store the data of all users for a year. The danger of mass surveillance has returned to the country. By Maricarmen Sequera and David Bogado, TEDIC. It was around 1992, in a police station in Lambaré, that (…)  Leer Artículo »

Data retention in Colombia, one of the longest in the world

by Digital Rights LAC on February 28, 2023


Everyday governments around the world seek to extend their ability to monitor citizens’ communications. A tool for doing so is data retention. By Juan Diego Castañeda* Every sixty seconds on internet about 4 million Google searches are made, more than 200 million emails are sent and nearly 2 and a (…)  Leer Artículo »

The online mobilization against Jair Bolsonaro, Julien Blanc and the rape culture

by Digital Rights LAC on February 26, 2023


By Michael Freitas Mohallem* In March 2014 the world was surprised by the results of the research “Social tolerance to violence against women”  by the Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA), which indicated that Brazil is a country that tolerates violence against women. More than 65% of men had agreed (…)  Leer Artículo »

Colombia settled debt to the blind

by Digital Rights LAC on February 26, 2023


After struggling in the Colombian Constitutional Court, the law guaranteeing the autonomous and independent access to the blind and low vision to information, communications, knowledge and ICT was declared constitutional. Reading is constitutional! By Luisa Fernanda Guzmán Mejía (@lfdagm)* Since its enactment, theLaw No. 1680 of 2013 has been crucial (…)  Leer Artículo »

Derechos Digitales and LAC: the agenda for 2015

by Digital Rights LAC on February 26, 2023


Since the year is beginning, it is common to make predictions regarding the topics that will govern the agenda of public policies. I dare to predict the topics that, according to my intuition, will raise the biggest debates within our region. By Eduardo Bertoni, CELE*. I want to start mentioning (…)  Leer Artículo »

(Español) Avanzamos a la etapa de preselección y entrevistas: Editor Jefe de Digital Rights LAC

by Digital Rights LAC on February 25, 2023

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