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CLOUD Act: an jurisdiction and human rights case

The Westphalian model of nation-state based on territorial sovereignty has undergone changes with the expansion and use of the internet, which is based on decentralization, openness, collaboration and cross-border movements between countries. With two very different logics, relations between states and the internet have undergone constant changes, leading to a number of discussions in courts…

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…

DDOS attacks and the GitHub case

  On February 28 the Github site was the target of one of the biggest DDOS (denial of service) attacks in history. The attack used a memcached, distributed system vulnerability used to speed up dynamic database-using sites, this service basically has the function of creating a cache of data in RAM to reduce the number…