Notes on the creation and impacts of Brazil’s Internet Bill of Rights

@article{AffonsoSouza2017NotesOT,
  title={Notes on the creation and impacts of Brazil’s Internet Bill of Rights},
  author={Carlos Affonso Souza and Fabro Steibel and Ronaldo Lemos},
  journal={The Theory and Practice of Legislation},
  year={2017},
  volume={5},
  pages={73 - 94}
}
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