The mission of the Institute of Technology and Society (ITS) is to ensure that Brazil and the Global South respond creatively and appropriately to the opportunities provided by technology in the digital age, and that its potential benefits are widely shared by society.
Through research and partnerships with other institutions, ITS Rio analyzes the legal, social, economic and cultural dimensions of technology and promotes better regulatory practices that protect privacy, freedom of expression and access to knowledge. The institute also offers education in innovative formats, training and development opportunities for individuals and institutions on the promises and challenges of technology. Finally, ITS Rio aims to strengthen the voice of Brazil, Latin America and the Global South in debates on technologies, Internet and regulation.
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