I am not an IP address

Top Internet lawyer Graham Smith is alarmed by suggestions made ahead of last week’s Queen’s Speech that everyone may be allocated an Internet Protocol (IP) address when communicating over the Internet.  The truism that an IP address denotes a device, not a human being, is ingrained in anyone with a technical understanding of the internet.  Nothing gets […]

The 10 Commandments of the Internet Age

The 10 Commandments of the Internet Age

Brazil is close to passing the world’s first Internet Bill of Rights. The Marco Civil da Internet aims to guarantee basic protections for internet users, and is considered a major step forward for online law. In development since 2009, the civil regulatory framework was created through public consultation and has undergone many changes, eventually reaching the Brazilian Chamber this year. The Bill has […]