Cybercrime is currently a global concern. Therefore, several States are creating tools to combat it. International organizations, such as the UN and the World Economic Forum, have drawn attention to the issue. As it is a phenomenon without borders, there is an increased interest in having more coordination and cooperation mechanisms for the prevention and punishment of crimes committed through information and communication technologies.
At almost the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, the consortium of 11 organizations from academia and civil society, AlSur, worked collectively to strengthen its Strategy for the coming years and articulate a perspective from the global South on the impacts of technologies on human rights.
The consortium of 11 organizations working in civil society and academia to strengthen human rights in the digital environment in Latin America, Al Sur, has been a member of Twitter's Trust & Safety Council for several years. That is why we express our concern about the news of its closure, an action that adds to other arbitrary measures taken by the new management of Twitter.
Regional networks Al Sur; Alianza Regional por la Libre Expresión e Información;