Lawyer, writer, human rights activist, born in Venezuela, currently living in Santiago de Chile. I founded the Venezuelan NGO Acceso Libre, and I work as public policy analyst for the NGO Derechos Digitales. I have a blog (in Spanish) called La vida no trae instrucciones, and I regularly rant on Twitter about technology, feminism, literature and pop culture.
Latest posts by Marianne Diaz
7 April 2017
Multiple web TV channels that had been broadcasting protests in Caracas have been inaccessible since the morning of April 7.
8 June 2016
Without electricity, communications via citizen media — a process by which citizens participate and influence their communities — cannot go far.
23 May 2016
The study also confirmed that all local Internet service providers using DNS (domain name system) blocking, technique through which domain name servers respond incorrectly to requests for a particular domain.
14 December 2015
Despite low bandwidth and a series of localized Internet outages, the Web proved critical to public discourse and circulation of information about candidates, especially those running with the opposition.
9 February 2015
"Since the start of the protests, I had been mapping online censorship and helping people use encrypted communication tools. When the police came, I got up, scared to the bone."
25 November 2014
Under the law, a person using digital media to “promote or attack the constitutional order” or “disrupt public peace” could face between one and five years behind bars.
13 November 2014
The first draft of the e-commerce bill grants the telecommunications authority new powers to block websites found in breach of the bill's restrictions.
13 May 2014
Rodrigo Diamanti is the president and founder of “Un Mundo Sin Mordaza” (A World Without the Gag), the NGO behind the campaign “SOS Venezuela” and “Your voice is your power.”
28 April 2014
On a panel with Jacob Appelbaum, Sérgio Amadeu and other leaders in the field of digital security and privacy, Assange envisioned a citizen-led "redistribution of power."