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The article analyzes the Bolsa Família Program as an “information value chain” and observes, drawing from interviews and citizen complaints, data justice aspects and impacts of datafication of the cash transfer program for its beneficiaries, in particular regarding privacy and gender. In the analysis, the procedural, the rights-based and distributive dimensions along the information chain that informs and feeds the PBF are considered.

The current article consists of an investigation on the treatment of the dissemination of non-consensual intimate images (NCII) in 11 countries, a phenomenon popularly known as “revengeporn”. This is the second stage of a major research initiative which has resulted in the book "The Body is the Code: legal strategies of confronting revengeporn in Brazil." In this article, we explore the policies that relate to intermediaries, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), from the point of view of their own policies and state regulation, which usually revolves around the liability of the ISPs. We analyze how this issue is categorized and classified, and how gender relations of this specific type of violence are regarded. In light of the results, this article tries to bring new elements for the debate on how to build policies that deal with gender and privacy on the Internet, from different perspectives.

While discussions involving free speech often revolve around individual rights against the government,recent developments in technologies related to the Internet raise questions regarding new forms ofcensorship practiced by private Internet service providers. Past experiences, such as the movie pictures private regulation by the Production Code, illustrate how private agreements and practices can shapethe level of free speech in certain realms. While obscenity and nudity became an obsession during thefirst regulatory efforts directed to the Internet, censoring legislation in this area often failed theconstitutionality testing, and censoring efforts were shifted to more opaque practices. Recent cases offeminist protests using their bodies as political instruments in Brazil are analyzed and put in perspective with algorithmic and manual control in online social networks.