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.…

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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,…

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Personal data protection in the international scenario: brief comments on the american and european models and on brazilian law

To say that privacy and personal data protection debate have international dimension and relevance is a commonplace nowadays. However, the practical confirmation of the assertion made is useful for both understanding the current situation and making a draft of the issue’s global extent and its consequences. From recent history we detach two related facts: (i)…

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Net neutrality and privacy protection: what does the decree of the Brazilian Civil Rights Framework for the Internet say

The Brazilian Civil Rights Framework for the Internet (Law 12.965/2014), ever since its publication, is considered a very important progress in Brazilian lawmaking, not just because of the matter it regulates, but alto due to the fact that there was broad civil participation through public consultations since 2008. A poignant trait of this law is…

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