• Costa Rica Coffee Guide
Authorities begin investigation into Costa Rica data analysis unit for fear of privacy breach
Costa Rica
1051 views
Costa Rica
1051 views

Authorities begin investigation into Costa Rica data analysis unit for fear of privacy breach

AFP and The Tico Times - February 24, 2020

The Ombudsman's Office of Costa Rica on Monday began an investigation into a government unit for data collection and analysis, and requested support from the Prosecutor's Office,…

After public criticism, Costa Rican gov. repeals decree that created department with access to ‘confidential’ information
Costa Rica
1232 views
Costa Rica
1232 views

After public criticism, Costa Rican gov. repeals decree that created department with access to ‘confidential’ information

The Tico Times - February 21, 2020

The Costa Rican government repealed a decree that had created a Data Analysis Unit, after public criticism questioned its purpose and scope. Casa Presidencial announced Friday afternoon…

What happened to the 15 people the Internet hated most in 2015?
Arts and Culture
2618 views
Arts and Culture
2618 views

What happened to the 15 people the Internet hated most in 2015?

Caitlin Dewey | The Washington Post - December 28, 2015

Slate may have declared 2014 "the year of outrage," but if you thought online discourse would mellow from that point - well, you were wildly mistaken. Scarcely…

Violence against women in the age of new technology
Crime
4153 views
Crime
4153 views

Violence against women in the age of new technology

Fabiola Pomareda - November 24, 2014

I wrote you on WhatsApp and you didn’t answer, even though I saw you were online. What are you doing, who are you with? Are you really…

You can fight the NSA by ‘resetting the Net’
Business
1886 views
Business
1886 views

You can fight the NSA by ‘resetting the Net’

Lily Hay Newman | Slate - June 6, 2014

NEW YORK – It's been a year since the first documents leaked by Edward Snowden began showing up in the Guardian and the Washington Post. The surveillance…

Archive
1547 views

Costa Rica’s Chinchilla says NSA spying has been a ‘blow to U.S. credibility’

The Tico Times - October 29, 2013

Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla said that the U.S. National Security Agency spying scandal has been a “strong blow to the United States’ credibility and its democratic…