Internet governance: women at IGF

According to the World Summit on the Information Society, Internet Governance seeks the development and application of principles, norms, rules and decision-making procedures and programmes that shape the use and the evolution of the Internet. Therefore, as a way of representing all of the Internet users, a multi-stakeholder approach in the process is pursued. Because…

Disruptive Technology and Women

I would like to stress that this text is not a publication that commends the advancement of women’s empowerment policies. Exemplifying the existence of female leadership in the technology market by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg being women is making a methodological mistake as these personalities are exceptional cases, not the rule. I intend to…

Fake news: iniciativas legislativas não devem violar garantias fundamentais

As informações falsas divulgadas pelas redes, ou fake news, como têm sido conhecidas, são um legado das mídias sociais e um fenômeno a ser enfrentado por diversos setores da internet. A circulação de notícias inverossímeis, a propagação de desinformação e de propaganda enganosa são alguns dos problemas internacionalmente reconhecidos  que afetam não apenas o Brasil,…