· August, 2012

Stories about Activism from August, 2012

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Brazil: Congress to vote on “Bill of Rights” for Internet users

  3 August 2012

The Marco Civil da Internet, a "bill of rights" for Internet users proposed in Brazil, would represent a paramount advance in country's progressive digital policymaking agenda. Officials expect the law will come to a vote on August 8. Rather than framing digital policy as a matter of criminal violations, the law sets rights for users and aims to balance these with the interests of online companies and law enforcement.

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