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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Court throws out ex-President Chinchilla’s social media defamation lawsuit

While the court ruled in favor of the defendant, freedom of expression experts said the preliminary ruling does not necessarily signal a free-for-all when it comes to criticizing public officials.

Explainer: Why is Costa Rica’s former President Laura Chinchilla suing a hotelier over a Facebook post?

Former President Laura Chinchilla (2010-2014) appeared at a criminal court in San José Monday morning for a defamation lawsuit she filed in June 2013 against businessman Alberto Rodríguez Baldi.

Brazil passes trailblazing Internet privacy law

SÃO PAULO, Brazil – Brazil's Congress on Tuesday passed comprehensive legislation on Internet privacy in what some have likened to a web-user's bill of rights, after stunning revelations its own president was targeted by U.S. cyber-snooping.
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