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About Renata Avila

Renata Avila is an advisor at the World Wide Web Foundation and a Guatemalan human rights and intellectual property lawyer. As part of her longstanding advocacy work in the field of internet and human rights, she led the Web We Want campaign to uphold human rights in the digital age in more than 75 countries. She sits on the Board of Creative Commons, is a trustee of the Courage Foundation and is an advisory board member of Diem25. She is currently writing a book about Digital Colonialism.

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Adam Ramsay, Editor

Adam Ramsay is Co-Editor at openDemocracyUK.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

A new digital trade agenda: are we giving away the Internet?

Will this foster digital rights, or leave us with even lower standards and a concentrated, quasi-monopolistic market benefiting from public infrastructure?

Privacy and Data Protection Day: restoring trust for digital citizens

The web has made our world increasingly borderless, and digital security should be borderless too, not just a privilege of those who can afford it. 

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