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ONGDD

NGO Derechos Digitales was founded on January 2005. Among its most important objectives is protection and promotion of fundamental Rights in the Internet, specially focused on privacy and copyright; strengthen a freer culture, supported by a balanced copyright that allows a major access to knowledge for all citizens in the digital environment.

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26 February 2013

“Don’t Fear the Internet”: Exceptions to Copyright in Chile

With this new video from the #NoTemasaInternet (Don't fear the Internet) campaign, NGO Derechos Digitales shows the exceptions to copyright they have in Chile. They also want to encourage us to use them without fear. It’s our right!

18 February 2013

[Video] “Don’t Fear the Internet”: Wikipedia, Copyright, and Free Expression Online

In this video interview from the #NotemasaInternet (Don’t fear the Internet) campaign on online copyright, we talked to Osmar Valdebenito of Wikimedia, a foundation that coordinates and makes the infrastructure of Wikipedia possible worldwide.

7 November 2012

Chile: Why do we Need Exceptions to Copyright?

We have already explained how copyright can clash with freedom of expression. But are there legal alternatives in a copyright system that is increasingly restrictive? If all works are always an interpretation of other works, can we have access to them without necessarily becoming “delinquents”? The good news is that yes, we can, although there are limitations. We have released a new video in the #NoTemasaInternet (Don’t fear the Internet) campaign and will soon upload more material about this issue.

28 September 2012

Chile: “I’m in Dicom,” New Video on Copyright and Freedom of Expression

In this new video from the #NoTemasaInternet (“Don’t fear the Internet) campaign, makers of the movie “I’m in Dicom” tell us why they don’t fear the Internet, describing legal actions taken against them and how, despite these attempts, they trust that their right to freedom of expression will prevail over the copyright claims presented in their case.

15 September 2012

Chile: 10 Things That Shouldn't be Prohibited due to Copyright

In this new infographic from the 'Don't Fear the Internet Campaign', ONG Derechos Digitales show us 10 common things we do on the Internet that should not be prohibited by intellectual property, but that some still try to prohibit.

7 September 2012

Chile: “Don't Fear the Internet,” the Case of Ciudadano Inteligente

In a new video for the campaign "Don't Fear the Internet", ONG Derechos Digitales presents the case of Fundación Ciudadano Inteligente, an NGO that promotes transparency and citizen participation through technology.

22 August 2012

“Don't Fear the Internet”: To Create is to Express Yourself

Creating, informing, and thinking differently have always been viewed with suspicion. In a new video, NGO Derechos Digitales encourages Internet users to "not fear the Internet" and to support an online environment that allows for the democratization of culture.

18 August 2012

“Don't Fear the Internet”: Copyright and Online Freedom of Expression

At this stage of the "Don’t fear the Internet" campaign we will focus on how some specific copyright laws and practices end up discouraging the use of the Internet for human expression. Here are five introductory answers to a problem that unites global activism against SOPA, ACTA, TPP, etc.

10 August 2012

“Don't Fear the Internet”: Chile's Voto Ciudadano initiative

"Don’t Fear the Internet", an initiative that seeks to highlight the importance of online freedom of expression, looks at the case of "Voto Ciudadano" (Citizen Vote), a platform that gives citizens the opportunity to vote on different issues.

8 August 2012

Argentina: New Study Analyzes Human Rights Impact of Online Surveillance Practices

"Online surveillance: What does monitoring and detecting content on the Internet mean?" is a new article by the Center for Studies on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information (CELE) of the University of Palermo, Argentina.