Posts Tagged “Argentina”

Photos of Argentineans Up for Grabs

by Digital Rights LAC on November 22, 2013

By Emiliano Villa and Ramiro Álvarez Ugarte A claim filed by the Association for Civil Rights(Asociación por los Derechos Civiles, ADC) sought to prevent photos of Argentineans from falling into the hands of third parties. Although the claim is ongoing, initial security failures and leaks have already occurred. During recent (…)  Leer Artículo »

An Opinion in Favor of Freedom of Expression on the Internet

by Digital Rights LAC on September 19, 2013

The opinion of the National Attorney General in the Da Cunha case regarding the responsibility of Internet intermediaries could be the first step towards  a Supreme Court case which will impact the entire region. By Eleonora Rabinovich and Atilio Grimani * In Argentina, the issue of responsibility of Internet intermediaries (…)  Leer Artículo »

Watch out: NSA scandal shall not masquerade national threats to privacy protection in LatAm

by Digital Rights LAC on August 27, 2013

The picture we sketch shows a dissonance between Latin American leaders reactions to the Snowden case and their governments’ practices regarding the respect and protection of privacy within their own borders, which highlights some ironies and threats of such nationalists reactions. By Joana Varon y Ramiro Ugarte* Side effects of (…)  Leer Artículo »

The Problems with Argentina’s Proposed Grooming Law

by Digital Rights LAC on July 17, 2013

The proposed bill, which has been postponed following questions from civil society, has serious problems regarding its vagueness and broadness. By Eleonora Rabinovich, Association for Civil Rights. Argentina’s House of Representatives has begun to debate a proposed bill that would criminalize the act of “grooming.” The proposed codification of this (…)  Leer Artículo »

Debates over Intermediary liability in Argentina

by Digital Rights LAC on June 12, 2013

In recent months, Argentina has seen the revival of a Congressional debate concerning a bill that would govern intermediary liability. In a country where courts frequently hear lawsuits against the Internet’s largest search engines, such as Google and Yahoo!, over content that third parties have posted online, such a bill (…)  Leer Artículo »

Discussions about SUBE and privacy in Argentina

by Digital Rights LAC on June 10, 2013

The SUBE card case in Argentina is a good example of how many policies take over our private lives today without anyone complaining or even noticing. Por Ramiro Alvarez Ugarte, Asociación por los Derechos Civiles. Towards the end of 2011, all the inhabitants of the city of Buenos Aires and (…)  Leer Artículo »