Fake news, bots, filters and other threats to Brazilian democracy

Polarization. Apparently, one of the most used words in political headlines in recent years. Whether it is regarding the Brexit, North America or Impeachment suffered by former President Dilma Rousseff, societies never talk about building physical and imaginary walls as much as they talk today. Manichaean and extremist visions are sustained by blocking and lack…

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GDPR and its effects on the Brazilian Law: First impressions and a comparative analysis

The need for reflection about the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation consequences on national and international areas is what motivates the Institute of Reference for Internet & Society – IRIS research team to study this subject. From a comparative perspective, not only in relation to Brazil, but also to Argentina, due to the unequivocal…

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Call for papers – III Internet Governance Seminar

The Institute for Research on Internet and Society (IRIS), the Group for International Studies on Intellectual Property, Internet and Innovation (GNet) and other partner entities invite researchers in Law, Science, Technology and related fields to submit their presentation proposals and expanded abstracts, in Portuguese, English or Spanish, for the “III INTERNET GOVERNANCE SEMINAR: POLICIES, INTERNET…

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