Published on Mar 26, 2014
Brazilian legislators are considering a bill that many are calling the “Constitution of the Internet,” in response to the revelations about the National Security Agency’s accessing of internet users’ data. Already passed by the lower house of the Brazilian legislature, the bill tightens privacy rights for internet users and also enshrines the concept of “net neutrality,” where all internet traffic must be treated the same by Internet Service Providers. Although widely popular, the bill must still be passed by the upper house and signed by the president. RT’s Lindsay France speaks about the landmark bill with Harvard Fellow and open internet advocate, Carolina Rossini.
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