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Cuba advocates safe and legal use of the internet around the world

Cuba abogados

The International Forum for the Peaceful Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) concluded July 10, at the Hotel Iberostar Packard in Havana, with a final declaration advocating a negotiating process within the United Nations framework for the adoption of a legally binding instrument, which would make possible the elimination of significant gaps that now exist in the field of cybersecurity.

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New ways of linking government with the people

Gobierno pueblo

What does electronic government mean to Cubans? This term, which is part of the country’s computerization policy, has been a premise for some years, and saw significant advances in 2018.

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Colonialism 2.0 in Latin America and the Caribbean

2.0

Once the internet became the central nervous system of the economy, research, news, and politics, the United States’ borders were extended across the planet. Only the U.S. and its corporations are sovereign, no other nation-state exists that could reshape the net by itself, to put a brake on Colonialism 2.0, despite local anti-monopoly laws and clear policies supporting sustainability on the social, ecological, economic, and technological order – much less build a viable alternative to disconnect from the so-called information society.

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Computerizing society, a joint effort to promote development

wifi cuba

As part of its program to develop telecommunications technologies in the country, Cuba’s telecommunications enterprise (ETECSA) continues to work on expanding the population’s access to the Internet. In this regard, the company’s director, Mayra Arevich, reported that a total of 27,316 persons have now acquired home connections, via Nauta Hogar, available on all the country’s municipalities.

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Is finished the myth of Internet censorship in Cuba?

Cuba Wifi

So far, the international press told us that the Cuban government was hindering the internet development in the Island on their quest for controlling the information.
Interestingly, these same mass media reported a few months ago, about the licenses granted by the US President to American companies in the sector to reach investment agreements with Cuban state company ETECSA in order to improve Internet on the Island