Posts Tagged “Ecuador”

Net neutrality weakened in Ecuador

by Digital Rights LAC on January 31, 2015

After a fairly brief discussion, with the limited participation of its own citizens, the National Assembly of Ecuador passed the new Telecommunications Act. One goal of the law is to protect net neutrality, but with an exception that could end up being disastrous for the very principle itself. by Andrés (…)  Leer Artículo »

FLOK Society: Pro-commons in Ecuador (a conversation with Michel Bauwens)

by Digital Rights LAC on May 29, 2014

Last April, we received in Colombia the visit of Michel Bauwens, P2P Foundation founder and Research Director of the Ecuadorian FLOK Society project. Bauwens conducted a series of workshops and conferences in Medellin and Bogota, and in its way through Karisma Foundation, he talked about the FLOK project and what means opting for a pro-commons-based (…)  Leer Artículo »

[2013 Assessment] Privacy and surveillance in Ecuador

by Digital Rights LAC on January 28, 2014

In Digital Rights LAC, we asked to different specialists in the region about their personal appraisal in digital rights issues. This is the case of Carlos Correa of Ecuador, to whom we asked what lessons for activism can be drawn from the Penal Code and the Article 474? Here is (…)  Leer Artículo »

Internet Rights in Ecuador : the possible triumph of activists?

by Digital Rights LAC on December 21, 2013

The appearance of the “Free Internet” coalition was crucial in raising the alarm on one of the most controversial articles of the new criminal code, that would allow the monitoring of Internet. But is the possible end of Article 474 sufficient enough for the government to respect fundamental rights in (…)  Leer Artículo »

Ecuador’s Communications Law: With a View Toward a More Democratic Law

by Digital Rights LAC on July 17, 2013

The new law, which will add to the current body of communications regulations, contains good ideas, but it has also received numerous criticisms from civil society and international organizations. The implementation of the law will present both problems and opportunities. By Analía Lavin, Association for Progressive Communications (APC). Until recently, (…)  Leer Artículo »