Posts Tagged “LAC”

Development Agenda in WIPO, the turn for libraries and archives

by Digital Rights LAC on November 22, 2013

By Luisa Fernanda Guzmán Mejía After approving the Marrakesh Treaty, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will resume the Development Agenda. Now is turn for reviewing the needs of libraries and archives, but will there be political will to do so? Libraries and archives have the mission to collect, preserve (…)  Leer Artículo »

Guardians and key masters : the role of Internet intermediaries

by Digital Rights LAC on October 20, 2013

By Veronica Ferrari * How did Internet intermediaries turn into the guardians of users? The new work by CELE [1] attempts, among other things, to provide a theoretical answer to this question and explores the possibilities of technological solutions in the field. The activities of our daily lives are, for the most (…)  Leer Artículo »

Regional Debates on Internet Governance: An Opportunity for Multi-Sectoral Approaches

by Digital Rights LAC on October 18, 2013

By, Valeria Betancourt* In comparison with the level of participation of civil society organizations, the participation of governments and the private sector is still quite limited. However, the perspectives offered by these actors would permit a more nuanced and comprehensive discussion. The Latin America and Caribbean Internet Governance Forum (IGF) (…)  Leer Artículo »

The Personal Data Use, Legislation and Analysis in Latin America

by Digital Rights LAC on October 18, 2013

By Germán Delgado Realpe* Latin America is experiencing a special moment on personal data use, legislation and analysis. First, by the new rules of personal data and information from countries such as Colombia, Chile and Mexico, as well as the dissatisfaction expressed by countries like Brazil and Uruguay on the (…)  Leer Artículo »

The Blind Treaty and the “Miracle of Marrakesh”

by Digital Rights LAC on July 17, 2013

After years of negotiations, the diplomatic process for the approval of the Treaty which provides exceptions and limitations to copyright for visually impaired people came to an end. The Treaty of Marrakech is a strong illustration of the links between copyrights and human rights, embodied in an international legal instrument (…)  Leer Artículo »

Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement threatens to affect human rights in Latin America

by Digital Rights LAC on June 7, 2013

The unbalanced approach to copyright by the TPPA can negatively impact freedom of expression and access to knowledge not only for its members, but also for their neighbors.  Por Francisco Vera, ONG Derechos Digitales. “The biggest free trade area in the world”. That is how the TPPA has been described (…)  Leer Artículo »