Personal data protection in the international scenario: brief comments on the american and european models and on brazilian law

To say that privacy and personal data protection debate have international dimension and relevance is a commonplace nowadays. However, the practical confirmation of the assertion made is useful for both understanding the current situation and making a draft of the issue’s global extent and its consequences. From recent history we detach two related facts: (i)…

Net neutrality and privacy protection: what does the decree of the Brazilian Civil Rights Framework for the Internet say

The Brazilian Civil Rights Framework for the Internet (Law 12.965/2014), ever since its publication, is considered a very important progress in Brazilian lawmaking, not just because of the matter it regulates, but alto due to the fact that there was broad civil participation through public consultations since 2008. A poignant trait of this law is…

Global Innovation Index 2016

Imagem: GII 2016 SCORES AND GDP The World Intellectual Property Organization published this monday, Augut 15, the Global Innovation Index 2016 – “Winning with Global Innovation”. The report ranks the innovation performance of 128 countries, based on 82 indicators and focus on the impact of innovation-oriented policies on economic growth and development. The report presents…

Internet or internets? – The relation between the world wide web and the “local”

When you think about the social impact of the Internet in the world, it is common the interpretation that it has served as a boost to homogeneous globalization, dissolving physical boundaries through a facilitated communication and dissemination of content. But the internet is really producing a global cultural uniformity? It’s not wthat have shown the…