Watch out! The Brazilian Congress is trying to butcher the Brazilian Civil Rights Framework for the Internet!
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Civil society organizations part of the coalition pro Marco Civil ('Articulação Marco Civil Já!') repudiate parliamentary initiatives that threaten Internet users privacy and freedom of expression.
Currently there are three different Bills under way in the House of Representatives that threaten one of the most important and democratic gains of the last period - the approval of the Brazilian Civil Rights Framework for the Internet ('Marco Civil da Internet'), Law 12.965/2014. Marco Civil ensures fundamental rights to Internet users, such as privacy and freedom of expression and is in line with internationally accepted orientations and principles for Internet governance.
These Bills were introduced in the Chamber of Deputies aimed to