Jurisdiction and conflicts of law in the digital age: regulatory framework of internet regulation

This is the second of several research products developed by our team on our Project on Internet & Jurisdiction. This policy paper is designed to submit the scientific contribution of the Institute for Research on Internet and Society – IRIS to a broader public discussion concerning the existing policy and normative frameworks for the determination…

What will change for WhatsApp users with the introduction of the new end-to-end encryption mechanism?

For those adept of the electronic communications services offered by WhatsApp, some recent changes implemented by the platform in a global scale may bring new challenges to Law and to the development of the instant messaging application sector. On the 5th of April, the company activated an end-to-end encryption mechanism for all its users. In…

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…