Digital Democracy

Digitalization and the Public Sphere in Brazil

Studies

Fake News Bill in Focus

The debate on digital platform regulation in Congress and society

Abstract: This reports presents an overview about the public debate on Bill No. 2.630/2020 proposed by the Federal Senate in 2020. The so-called ‘Fake News Bill’ proposes the creation of a Brazilian Law on Freedom, Accountability and Transparency on the Internet. In other words, it proposes a na…

Online Disinformation and Questioning of Election Results

Online Disinformation and Questioning of Election Results

Fifteen months of posts about electronic voting machine fraud and auditable printed votes on Facebook

Abstract: This study analyzed posts with accusations of fraud in electronic voting machines and defense of printed auditable votes published on Facebook between November 2020 and January 2022. We soug…

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