Much has changed in recent months, and very abruptly. We spend much more time between our four walls than we would normally choose to spend. People who have children face suddenly the added task of finding out what to do with them all day long, caring for them and helping them to go through these […]
Paraguay’s educational context leaves much to be desired and now, due to the current COVID-19 health emergency and the subsequent suspension of face-to-face courses, schools and institutions find themselves proposing distance education alternatives. This new challenge adds up to a panorama that was already loaded with other challenges, such as the lack of Internet connectivity […]
In the context of the health emergency situation, Ministerial Resolution SG 90/2020 of March 10 established measures to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, which included avoiding the gathering of students in educational spaces. Paraguay, like other countries in the region, decreed a temporary suspension of face-to-face courses, which has since been extended on several […]
The use of technology has become a world trend, with the argument of combating the new coronavirus and the pandemic it has generated. Although the application of technology may reinforce preestablished public health policies, it is worrying that it may also be used for mass surveillance purposes. The newspaper Última Hora reported on March 24 […]
This is an exploratory research that monitors content generation on Twitter during electoral processes. It includes the analysis of Paraguay’s general elections held in April 2018 and the Colorado Party primaries held in December 2017, primaries where the current president was elected. Download our full investigation here
Personal Data in the Social Security Institute. Exploratory analysis on some personal data protection practices in the social security system of the Paraguayan State
The Social Security Institute (IPS, for its acronym in Spanish) of Paraguay is the most important public social insurance system in the country. In the absence of regulations, competent authority, supervision and systematic sanctions for the protection of personal data, along with almost nonexistent litigation in this area, this results in concerns around privacy, confidentiality […]
The advance of digital technologies has generated multiple instances in which personal data are subject to automated processing by the public and private sector to perform commercial and state services quickly and effectively. The protection of personal data protects people from every infringement of their rights due to the processing of their personal data. This […]
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