The Brazilian Approach to Internet Intermediary Liability: Blueprint for a Global Regime?

Internet Policy Review, Journal on internet regulation, Vol. 4, Issue 4 (2015)

14 Pages Posted: 17 Mar 2017 Last revised: 10 Nov 2017

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Nicolo Zingales

Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV); Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC); Tilburg University - Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT); Stanford University - Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society

Date Written: 2015

Abstract

While intermediary liability is becoming an issue of increasing importance in internet governance discussions, little is being made at the institutional level to minimise conflicts across jurisdictions and ensure the compliance of intermediary liability laws with fundamental rights and the freedom to innovate. The experience leading to the adoption of the Brazilian “Marco Civil da Internet” offers concrete insights for the definition of a baseline framework at the international level. This article also suggests the creation of a global forum of discussion on intermediary liability, allowing the interests of a variety of stakeholders to be taken into account in the definition and implementation of those baseline principles.

Suggested Citation

Zingales, Nicolo, The Brazilian Approach to Internet Intermediary Liability: Blueprint for a Global Regime? (2015). Internet Policy Review, Journal on internet regulation, Vol. 4, Issue 4 (2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2933930

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