Government-sanctioned surveillance will be a key theme at Internet governance event this month but the US will avoid "excessive deliberation" on the topic
Angelica Mari tracks the business IT agenda in the southern hemisphere's biggest economy.
Angelica Mari is ZDNet's Brazil Contributing Editor.
Consumer search for cheaper computing equipment boosts the segment
But security and connectivity issues are key concerns
The suggested bill of rights will be presented later this month
The new arm of Stefanini IT Solutions will focus on the Latin American market
Communications minister describes current situation as "tense" and criticizes telecommunications firms for focusing on project cost
Key provisions around net neutrality, right to privacy and freedom of expression online are part of the country's first "Internet Constitution"
Sir Tim Berners-Lee: “If Marco Civil is passed, this would be the best possible birthday gift for Brazilian and global Web users."
Price of computing devices and services is the main barrier
Computer law institute also demands technical changes in the social networking site