Internet Regulation and Sexual Politics in Brazil
Abstract:In Brazil, the agitation of public anxieties about child pornography has become pivotal for recent legal initiatives to control Internet traffic, which affect Internet users’ privacy and freedom of expression. However, cyber activist protests against those measures and alternative regulation proposals have not reverberated to feminist and LGBT interests in the Internet. Sonia Corrêa, Horacio Sı´vori and Bruno Zilli argue that evidence of sexual community building on social networking platforms calls for new approaches to the exercise of sexual freedom online and off-line.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2012-06-11