Freedom on the Net Report 2016

Release of the Freedom on the Net 2016 report The Freedom on the Net 2016 report was released on November 14, 2016 regarding the freedom of online users around the globe. Among the main conclusions of the report are: Decline for the sixth consecutive year of online freedom in the world (including in Brazil); Two-thirds…

Results of the 2nd Seminar on Internet Governance and the Civil Internet Framework: Globalization, Technology and Connectivity

The 2nd Seminar on Internet Governance and the Civil Internet Framework: Globalization, Technology and Connectivity was a success: more than 45 works presented, 11 varied panels and an average of 230 participants, among listeners, panelists, authors, coordinators of working groups, supporters and organizing committee. There were two days of presentations, intense debates, and much knowledge.…

Internet Dispute: Forum-Selection clause and denial of justice in web-signed contracts

The rules of Private International Law contain elements to establish the jurisdiction to which a particular matter, related to an international dispute, shall be referred to. Parties involved in a legal relationship, however, can modify the jurisdiction defined in such rules by including, in a contract, a clause in which they choose a different court,…