Nathalia Sautchuk-Patrício

Nathalia Sautchuk-Patrício

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Nathalia holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Computer Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo. She is currently German Chancellor Fellow from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, researching network neutrality at the Center for Global Cooperation Research at the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany. Nathalia has spent many years as a technical advisor to the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee and as a lecturer in graduate courses in the IT area. She is a member of the audit committee of Brazilian chapter of Internet Society. She is also a representative of the Latin American region on the NRO Review Committee. Futhermore, she is a curator at the Geneva Internet Platform Digital Watch Observatory, specifically in the net neutrality topic.

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New German Legislation Provides Copyright-Related Internet Platform Obligations

Recently, there has been an interesting development in the liability of Internet intermediaries in Germany, and I will comment here in this text. The "Act on Copyright Liability Online Content Sharing Service Providers" began to apply on August 1, 2021 in the country. This act is a German attempt to deal with the controversy generated by the approval in 2019 of the new European directive on copyright, specifically with article 17. more

Content Blocking at the DNS Level in Germany

For those who follow the issue of blocking illegal content from the Internet, there is an interesting development in relation to this issue here in Germany, and I will tell you a little about it. One way to make it difficult to access illegal content is to block it directly in the DNS. But what is DNS for? Basically, it serves to translate the domain name into the IP of the server that is hosting the content. By blocking directly at the DNS level, a query to a domain will no longer bring the server's IP number, and with that, the user no longer accesses that content. more

Why Is the Client-Side Scanning a Concern for Encryption?

As today is the Global Encryption Day, I decided to make my first post here on this topic. About two months ago, Apple caused a controversy by announcing the adoption of a measure to combat the spread of Child Sexual Abuse Materials (CSAM). The controversy was so huge that, a month after its announcement, Apple decided to postpone its plans for the new features to have more time to gather information from the various stakeholders and implement improvements before releasing the measures originally announced. more

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PrivacyCybersecurityDNSLawAccess ProvidersCensorshipInternet GovernancePolicy & Regulation

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