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São Paulo prepares to host international conference on Internet governance

Cyber Security, Governance, Internet
Brasilia, 11/18/2013 - Sao Paulo will host on 23 and 24 April 2014, an international conference to discuss the new model of global internet governance. The proposal of the Federal Government was announced on the morning of Monday the Ministers of Communications, Paulo Bernardo, Science and Technology Marco Antonio Raupp, and Foreign Affairs, Luiz Alberto Figueiredo. The idea for the meeting came from the speech of President Dilma Rousseff at the opening of the UN General Assembly, motivated by revelations that the U.S. government spied authorities and Brazilian companies. According to Bernardo, the event will have a "non-governmental character" and will require a very wide convocation. "Governments are invited to participate, but will mainly be a multisectoral meeting also involving re...