IRIS joins efforts into reporting for Brazil’s Freedom on the Net Report 2017

About Freedom on the Net Report Freedom on the Net is a Freedom House project consisting of cutting-edge analysis, fact-based advocacy, and on-the-ground capacity building. The Institute for Research on Internet & Society – IRIS and researchers from GNET (Study Group at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais’ Law School) have worked alongside Brazilian rapporteurs in…

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Global Symposium on Artificial Intelligence & Inclusion

Organization Between 8 and 9 November, two representatives of the Internet & Society Reference Institute participated in the Global Symposium on Artificial Intelligence & Inclusion, organized at the Museum of Tomorrow (Rio de Janeiro) by the Institute of Technology and Society of Rio de Janeiro (ITS Rio) and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet &…

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Global Symposium on Artificial Intelligence & Inclusion

Organização Entre os dias 8 e 9 de novembro, dois representantes do Instituto de Referência em Internet & Sociedade participaram do Global Symposium on Artificial Intelligence & Inclusion, organizado no Museu do Amanhã (Rio de Janeiro) pelo Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio de Janeiro (ITS Rio) e pelo Berkman Klein Center for Internet…

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Situation of Internet Freedom in Nigeria

Nigeria is home to 149.5 Million Internet Subscribers, out of which 92 million are active subscribers. MTN with 58,121, 427 subscribers, Glo with 37,270,100 subscribers, Airtel with 34,336,802 subscribers and 9mobile with 19,621,806 subscribers. This makes Nigeria one of the largest internet user populations in Sub Saharan Africa. The Alliance for Affordable Internet has ranked…

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Liberdade na Internet: Um Panorama sobre a Nigéria

A Nigéria abriga 149,5 milhões de assinantes de Internet, dos quais 92 milhões são usuários ativos. Os provedores de conexão são a MTN com 58.121.427 assinantes, Glo com 37.270.100 assinantes, Airtel com 34.333.802 assinantes e 9mobile com 19.621.806 assinantes. Isso faz da Nigéria uma das maiores populações de usuários da internet na África Subsaariana. A…

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Public Ouvidorias (Ombudsman’s Office) and the demands of citizens: the contribution of the e-ouv System.

The Law on Access to Information (LAI), promulgated in 2011 (No. 12.527), and the Decree establishing the Social Participation Policy and the National Social Participation System of 2014 (No. 8.243) put the public ouvidorias (ombudsman’s office) in greater evidence within the Brazilian political field. After all, from that moment on, greater responsibilities were instituted and,…

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