Tag Archives: Latin America and the Caribbean

Derechos Digitales and the EFF publish report on Chilean ISP privacy policies

Cyber Stewards Network Partner Derechos Digitales has published a report in collaboration with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, titled “Who Has Your Back in Chile? First-Annual Report Seeks to Find Out Which Chilean ISPs Stand With Their Users.”

Citizen Lab and partners at RightsCon 2016

March 30-April 1 – San Francisco, California

Packrat: Seven Years of a South American Threat Actor

This report describes an extensive malware, phishing, and disinformation campaign active in several Latin American countries, including Ecuador, Argentina, Venezuela, and Brazil. The nature and geographic spread of the targets seems to point to a sponsor, or sponsors, with regional, political interests. The attackers, whom we have named Packrat, have shown a keen and systematic interest in the political opposition and the independent press in so-called ALBA countries (Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas), and their recently allied regimes.

Citizen Lab and Cyber Stewards Network at the 2015 Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

November 9-13 – João Pessoa, Brazil

The Latin American Winter

Four years after the ‘Arab Spring’, it is believed that empowerment of civil society in Latin America has been hampered by formal and informal structures of power, which – legally and illegally- are funneling digital manifestations of social grievances, thus avoiding significant challenges to the status quo.

EVENT: Internet regulation in Latin America: Are we moving in the right direction?

During his talk on 19 February 2013, Professor Eduardo Bertoni will present specific cases from Latin America to illustrate recent examples of regulatory challenges.

Latin America and the Caribbean CyberWatch – November 2012

This edition of the Latin America and the Caribbean CyberWatch covers related developments from Costa Rica, Argentina, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Brazil, and Bolivia.