[LACNIC/Anuncios] LACNIC highlights Brazil's "Bill of Rights" for Internet Users

Alexandra Dans alexandra at lacnic.net
Wed Aug 8 17:48:00 BRT 2012

The Internet Address Registry for Latin America and the Caribbean 
(LACNIC) values the discussion on the Marco Civil draft, a bill of 
rights for Internet users to protect the freedoms of citizens.

The initiative, under discussion in Brazil's Congress, aims to establish 
users’ rights and responsibilities, based on principles such as the 
respect for human rights, the defense of net neutrality and the 
multi-stakeholder governance model involving all sectors of society, 
among others.

LACNIC shares the concepts endorsed by the promoters of the initiative 
and urges other regional actors to take this initiative as an example to 
work in the same direction in their countries.

LACNIC also highlights the highly participatory process to create the 
document, compiled through public consultations and allowing several 
changes to the original text, before its admission to the Brazilian 

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