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Ecuadorian Blogger Paúl Moreno Detained

Categories: Ecuador, Advocacy, Free Expression, Legal Threats

On Friday, Ecuadorian blogger Paúl Moreno (@paulcoyote [1]) [es] was detained [2] [es] on charges of fraudulent access to computer systems and databases, after publishing a post [3] [es] where he explains how he accessed the information of President Rafael Correa to show the vulnerability of the site www.www.datoseguro.gob.ec [4] [es]. Twitter users have set up a campaign with the hashtag #LiberenaPaulCoyote [5] [es] (free PaulCoyote). More information in this post [6] [es] by Carlos Correa (@calu [7]) [es].

Update: President Rafael Correa ordered [8][es] the blogger's release after three days of detention.