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Debating the Facebook Oversight Board and Self-Regulation Mechanisms

On October 7, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue held the event “Debating the Facebook Oversight Board and Self-Regulation Mechanisms” to discuss the new report from the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, Content Moderation and Self-Regulation Mechanisms: The Facebook Oversight Board and its Implications for Latin America.

Pamela Troconis

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro

Will Bolsonaro Try to Stay in Power if He Loses Next Year?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s moves ahead of the 2022 presidential vote.

Peter Hakim, Mariana Valente, Raúl Echeberría, Alberto Pfeifer, Lucas Fernandes, Gilberto M.A. Rodrigues

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Deplatforming Trump: Implications for Latin America

On January 27, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue partnered with Luminate to host the webinar “Deplatforming Trump – Implications for Latin America.” The panel discussed regulation and moderation of online content and speech, its specific challenges in Latin America, and possible regulatory approaches that can ensure that digital environments uphold democratic norms and abide by international human rights standards.

Sofía Corzo

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Member in the News: Catalina Botero

Catalina Botero, dean of the Law School at Universidad de los Andes, was selected as one of the four co-chairs for the new oversight Board for Facebook. The company’s independent oversight body will focus on challenging content issues, such as areas of hate speech, harassment, and protecting people’s safety and privacy.

Catalina Botero

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Elecciones en USA, la prensa y Donald Trump, redes sociales

En este episodio de Club de Prensa los participantes analizaron las acusaciones del presidente Trump sobre el fraude electoral en Florida, la decisión de retirar las credenciales del periodista Jim Acosta después de su altercado en la Casa Blanca, la situación de noticias falsas alrededor del mundo, y el plebiscito británico.

Michael Shifter

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Corruption, Internet Freedom, and Online Privacy in Latin America

On November 15, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the event “Corruption, Internet Freedom, and Online Privacy in Latin America,” bringing together panelists to discuss a report recently published by the Inter-American Dialogue about freedom of expression and the concept of the “Right to be Forgotten.” The event’s panelists included Catalina Botero, Edison Lanza, José Luis Piñar, Romina Mella, and Michael Camilleri. The panel explored the concept of the “Right to be Forgotten” in the context of Latin America, considering the tension between privacy and transparency, and how European privacy standards can be adapted for the Americas.

Anastasia Sendoun

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