Anti-Crypto Bill in Australia: a brief analysis of the Access and Assistance Bill and its most controversial aspects

The Parliament of Australia has passed a bill the obliges technology businesses to weaken encryption on its products and services. The legislation, which has been branded “Anti-Crypto bill” by its critics, compels companies to provide law enforcement with access to encrypted user data, even if it requires the introduction of vulnerabilities in the system. Such…

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In order for disinformation not to become rule: proposals against fake news

Spread of unfounded, untrue or inaccurate information is not a new issue. Use of information technology to produce, direct and transmit, strategically and with specific political ends, is. What has been proposed, on regulatory terms, to deal with disinformation campaigns?   The price of information Information production, on the sense of focus, agenda and targeting…

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“How can you quickly approach the citizen of the parliamentarian ? Through the internet “says Cristiano Ferri Faria, founder of LabHacker

Today’s post intends to present an interview with Cristiano Ferri Faria, held on 09/21/2018 about deliberative democracy, projects of the Chamber of Deputies of e-democracy and use of technology by the public service. In addition to author of several works on e-government and public policies, Cristiano is a legislative analyst ex-director and founder of LabHacker.…

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Inside the Brazilian Supreme Court’s distribution of processes

On 13/09, the team of researchers from the University of Brasilia (UnB) responsible for examining the Supreme Court of Brazil’s case distribution system published an advisory opinion with the results of its evaluation. In today’s post, we interviewed Professor Henrique Araújo Costa, one of the group’s researchers, regarding the process and the team’s conclusions.  …

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