[pp.int.general] Chile: Government enacted LAW OF THE INTERNET AND NETWORK NEUTRALITY

Richard Stallman rms at gnu.org
Sun Aug 29 17:04:14 CEST 2010

Who wrote the translation?  It is not correct.  There is a crucial
mistranslation in this sentence.

    Garantiza el derecho de cualquier usuario de Internet para utilizar,
    enviar, recibir u ofrecer cualquier contenido, aplicación o servicio
    legal a través de Internet, sin bloqueos arbitrarios o discriminación.

Here is what it really means.

    It guarantees any Internet user the right to use. send, receive or offer
    any legal material, application, or service across the Internet, without
    arbitrary blockages or discrimination.

In particular, it allows blockage of anything that might be considered

The regulation is a step forward, but it is flawed.

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