J. Tadeo

Independent blogger based in Mexico. Focused on exercising my freedom of speech by creating web contents in Spanish, about justice, politics, transparency. || Bloguero independiente situado en México. Concentrado hacer valer mi libertad de expresión creando contenidos web en español, acerca de justicia, política, transparencia. Autor del blog http://juantadeo.wordpress.com/

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Latest posts by J. Tadeo

23 November 2016

Porn Customers Have a Right to Privacy — But Who's Looking Out For Them?

Violations to privacy rights expose not only the personal data of adult sites' users but the cracks of legal systems unable to protect customers of such websites.

19 May 2016

Mexico Launches National Transparency Platform

Mexico has a new tool to combat the opacity of public servants and of those who govern. But its effectiveness in practice remains to be seen.

8 March 2016

A Mexican Public Servant Is Using Periscope to Expose Lawbreakers, but Not Everyone Approves

"I’m in favor! The root of our problem is that corruption and illegality are socially accepted. Periscope encourages a change in mindset."

20 November 2015

Mexico’s Cybercrime Bill is Dead. But What Will Lawmakers Think of Next?

A Mexican senator proposed legislation that many experts warned would have harmed privacy and free speech online in Mexico. A week later, after the public's backlash, he withdrew it.

14 February 2015

The Western Hemisphere's Deadliest Country for Journalists

Mexico received the second lowest ranking (after Cuba) in the Americas on the World Press Freedom Index for in 2014.

7 November 2014

Mexico: Shots Fired at Transparency Expert on University Campus

Violence continues unabated in Mexico: Ernesto Villanueva, a lawyer specializing in transparency and freedom of expression, was attacked by a gunman on a university campus.

19 August 2014

Freedom of Information Dealt A Blow in Mexico: IFAI Won't Challenge Telecom Law

Disappointment and frustration prevail as the IFAI's decision leaves Mexico's citizens defenseless against the country's crucial new telecom law.

27 August 2013

Transparency Reform in Mexico: A Step Backward in the Name of Security?

The Attorney General, the President of the National Bank, and other high-ranking authorities may soon be able to overrule actions of the Federal Institute for Access to Information, the semi-autonomous...

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