M.A.D.: Mutual Assured Disclosure online

One of the most thought-provoking concepts mentioned during the Internet Governance Forum 2016 was of an age of M.A.D. (Mutual Assured Disclosure). The acronym makes an analogy to the military doctrine called Mutual Assured Destruction, which permeated much of the Cold War, in which two opposing sides of a conflict (United States and Soviet Union)…

Privacy and data protection: Apple, Facebook and Whatsapp

Matheus Rosa and Victor Barbieri Rodrigues Vieira Nowadays, with the advent of the Internet, discussions about data privacy have been occuring on a regular basis. The rise of countless ways of online interaction, such as forums and social networks, alongside technologies that keep us connected to the web all the time, allowing each and every one of…