Introduction to Internet Law Course

As part of the initial activities of the GNet study group in 2016, IRIS offered an introductory course on Internet Law. The course aimed at qualifying new and future members of the group, but also to work as an invite to potential researchers interested on the subject. Classes took place between March 14 and 18,…

I Seminar on Internet Governance and the Brazilian Civil Rights Framework for the Internet: freedom, privacy and democracy

The I Seminar on Internet Governance and the Brazilian Civil Rights Framework for the Internet: freedom, privacy and democracy took place at the Federal University of Minas Gerais’ School of Law, between May 28 and 29, 2015. It was supported and sponsored by the Brazilian Network Information Center (NIC.Br), the Federal University of Minas Gerais…

Digital Democracy and the Electoral Law on the Internet

Period: January 2015 Involved Institutions: IRIS, Grou for Studies and Research on Innovation (GEPI), FGV-SP, School of Applied Math of the Getulio Vargas Foundation – EMAp Subject: Global Internet Governance and Digital Democracy: Relationship between the Electoral Law and Freedom of Expression in Brazil. Description: The Digital Democracy and Electoral Law on the Internet seeks…

Internet Governance and Jurisdiction

Time: Since March 2016 Involved Institutions: IRIS, Google Brasil Theme: Internet and Jurisdiction Description: A central research axis currently undertaken by IRIS is that of Internet and Jurisdiction. In partnership and with support from Google Brasil, IRIS seeks to investigate and develop research material and informative material for the general community and to specialists in…

Legal aspects of Internet Governance

    Photo: Ricardo Matsukawa/NIC.br   The advent of the Internet revolutionized the manner through which human interactions occur, having it happen mostly online. Information, before concentrated in mass communication means, went through a process of decentralization, diversification and democratization, making ways for the user not only to consume, but to also interact with the information.…

Freedom On The Net

About Since 2014, as GNET and in partnership with independent researcher Carolina Rossini, IRIS is responsible for the formulation of the Brazilian Freedom on the Net report, which seeks to measure the degree of freedom on the Internet all around the world. Working on Freedom on the Net involves a lot of research on regulatory,…

Annals of the I Seminar on Internet Governance and the Brazilian Civil Rights Framework for the Internet: freedom, privacy and democracy

The annals include lectures given by panelists, as well as expanded abstracts of articles submitted to the working groups of the seminar. On the first section of the book are the contributions of the panelists, who shared their visions on the following subjects: Internet governance; the Brazilian Civil Rights Framework for the Internet; freedom of…

Freedom of Speech Seminar

In a partnership with the Federal University of Minas Gerais’ Human Rights Clinic, this seminar took place between November 3 and 5, 2015, in Belo Horizonte. It discussed subjects pertaining to political sciences, Law and social communication, as well as limits on freedom of speech, the right to truth and the right to be forgotten,…