As Brazil’s Internet Bill of Rights Nears Reality, Service Providers Could Face New Rules

Brazil could soon pass its Internet bill of rights, known as Marco Civil da Internet, which has provisions to enforce net neutrality, protect users’ freedom of expression, and provide privacy to Brazilian citizens – no matter where the service provider is located.Late last month, Marco Civil was approved by Brazil’s lower house of congress. It is expected to be approved by Brazil’s upper house later this month, and be written into law by President Dilma Rousseff in time for the NETmundial internet governance conference that begins April 23 in São Paulo.

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