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Open Letter to Brazilian Authorities on the Charges Against Journalist Glenn Greenwald

January 24, 2020 Presidente da República, Jair BolsonaroPresidente da Câmara dos Deputados, Rodrigo Felinto Ibarra Epitácio Maia Presidente do Senado, David Samuel Alcolumbre TobelemPresidente do Supremo Tribunal Federal, José Antonio Dias Toffoli Procurador Geral da República, Antônio Augusto Brandão de ArasCorregedora Geral do Ministério Público Federal, Elizeta Maria de Paiva Ramos Procuradora Federal dos Direitos...

Carta abierta: Los planes de seguridad de Facebook para el cifrado punta a punta

English below 4 de octubre de 2019 Estimado señor Zuckerberg, Las organizaciones a continuación escriben hoy para alentarlo, en términos inequívocos, a continuar aumentando la seguridad de extremo a extremo en los servicios de mensajería de Facebook. Hemos visto solicitudes de los gobiernos de los Estados Unidos, el Reino Unido y Australia pidiéndole que suspenda...

Microsoft deja sin aliento a Google liderando el índice de responsabilidad corporativa 2019 de Ranking Digital Rights; Telefónica supera a Vodafone entre las empresas de telecomunicaciones.

A pesar del progreso, la mayoría de las empresas deja a los usuarios en la oscuridad sobre las políticas y prácticas clave que afectan la privacidad y la libertad de expresión. WASHINGTON, D.C. Y ESTOCOLMO: las empresas de tecnología más poderosas del mundo tienen un largo camino por recorrer antes de que internet sea un...

Fundación Karisma wins the Index Censorship Freedom of Expression Award 2019

During the awards gala on the night of April 4 in London, England; Fundación Karisma received the award in the category of Digital Activism where he shared a nomination with Mohammed Al-Maskati from the Middle East and SFLC.in from India. The award was received by Carolina Botero, director of the Colombian organization. Index on Censorship...

Cuban digital economy

The Internet economy came to change the old paradigm that suggested that the growth of technology in its broadest sense would result in high rates of unemployment. The Internet itself is a repository of knowledge, new forms of work and new possibilities for the productive forces. It is a critical element for economic growth and...

Software patents, a risk that exists and continues

During his recent visit to Bogotá, Daniel Nazer, lawyer who occupies the Mark Cuban Chair to Eliminate Stupid Patents of the Electronic Frontier Foundation -EFF- in the USA, visited Karisma to talk about the way EFF fights against the patent trolls in the USA Daniel struck up a conversation with Juan Camilo Contreras -intellectual property...

The Planet is the School

By María Juliana Soto For the Colombian writer William Ospina, it is urgent that the educational processes embrace a deep sense of dignity and community, and not only reduced its goal to success and individual profitability. For this to happen, says Ospina, education must give a special place to thought, creativity, communication, socialization and happiness....

Technology and Human Rights, 365 days with Karisma

By Carolina Botero The year 2017 marked the consolidation of Karisma as a voice of Colombian civil society in the debates where technology and human rights meet. 2017 was a very important year for Karisma; it was a time of consolidation and the introduction of our new image. One way of thinking about this moment...

Open education policies in the region, articles for exploration

How is adoption and what is the impact of open educational resources in the global South? It is a book edited by Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams and Patricia B. Aringo, and funded by the International Development Research Centre, which brings together the research findings of a global network of researchers and activists who worked for several years...

Bogota court confirms ruling: the biologist Diego Gómez acquitted of copyright infringement charges

In a case that gained international attention and could become a bad precedent for the circulation of scientific research in Colombia. December 4, 2017 | Bogotá, Colombia In 2014, when he was still a biology student at the University of Quindío in Colombia, Diego Gómez shared an academic paper on Scribd, a service that hosts...