Looking Back at Brazil’s NETMundial


Source: Alainet. April 25, 2014.

When it comes to fundamental human rights and the battle for a trustworthy, open and secure Internet, there can be no compromise. For those hoping that NETmundial would provide a renewed validation of the multi-stakeholder process and show how it might combat concerted attempts to weaken the Internet’s security and the rights of users, the result was disappointing. But Internet governance forums are not the only place where the surveillance state can be challenged. So many stakeholders, across all of NETmundial’s interest groups, expressed their concern at mass surveillance, but what is important is what they do next. Click for complete article.

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