[discuss] Brazil's Marco Civil approved by Chamber of Deputies!!

Carlos A. Afonso ca at cafonso.ca
Wed Mar 26 00:59:42 UTC 2014

Here is the link to the approved text (in PDF, in Portuguese):


I am sure there will be an English version soon -- maybe as soon as it 
passes Senate (where it should be approved without modification) and our 
prez sanctions it.

fraternal regards


On 03/25/2014 09:44 PM, Michel Gauthier wrote:
> At 01:15 26/03/2014, Carlos A. Afonso wrote:
>> [sorry for eventual duplicates, you will understand why]
>> Dear people, very good news from Brazil: after a nearly four-year
>> battle, "Marco Civil da Internet" (Internet's Civil Rights Framework)
>> was approved by the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies.
>> Our dear ex-minister of Culture and staunch militant for the cause,
>> Gilberto Gil, just posted on twitter:
>> "Vencemos! O #MarcoCivil foi aprovado!! Por uma rede
>> neutralizada,liberdade de expressão e proteção à privacidade!"
>> "We won! #MarcoCivil has been approved!! For net neutrality, freedom
>> of expression and protection of privacy!"
> Bravo!
> B R I L L I A N T  as in BRAZIL !!!
> Would you have an URL for the final text, if possible in English.
> I would suggest that this text be added to the press information on
> netmubdial.br to show the world what the IG is about when enacted by a
> people.
> I have a question for the Brazilian winners! (who also host the Sao
> Paulo meeting): according to your new law, what is an Internet
> stakeholder? What the place of ICANN?
> M G

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