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15 October 2013
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has pledged to make Brazil an international pioneer for human rights online. Policy expert Carolina Rossini weighs in on what this could mean for the future of the global Internet.
12 October 2013
This week on GV Face, Global Voices' weekly video hangout series, we talk with Brazil author Raphael Tsavkko, Internet policy expert Carolina Rossini and Joana Varon, an author of Brazil's Marco Civil da Internet bill.
11 October 2013
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff delivered a searing critique of US government surveillance programs at the UN this fall and presented Brazil as a leader in upholding human rights online. Will she follow through on her promise?
14 June 2013
Last week's revelations about phone and Internet surveillance programs run by the US government's National Security Agency (NSA) sent shock waves throughout the United States and the western media, but also around the globe. While in the US, many privacy-minded lawmakers and even digital rights advocates used the news as an opportunity to demand better protections for Americans' online privacy, Internet users worldwide were left wondering how to protect their own data in the face of these threats.
6 February 2013
This is the second in a series of posts mapping global surveillance challenges discussed at EFF’s Surveillance Camp in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Several Global Voices Advocacy Members actively participated in the meeting. This post is a summary of what we learned.
31 January 2013
This is the first in a series of posts mapping state surveillance challenges in Latin America and lessons learned at EFF's State Surveillance Camp in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.
26 January 2013
Video is increasingly at the nexus of opportunity and danger for human rights activists. Video helps activists to document, confront, circumvent, and lobby against oppressive authorities—but it also allows those authorities to stalk them. Here's what we think will happen in 2013.