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André Ramiro

André Ramiro is the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung‘s German Chancellor Fellow at the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society. He is supporting the programme Data, actors, infrastructures: The Governance of data-driven innovation and cyber security at HIIG.

He is Co-founder of the Law and Technology Research Institute of Recife (IP.rec), where has coordinated projects within the area of privacy, data protection, security, and surveillance policies. He holds a Bachelor degree in Law from the Federal University of Pernambuco and is M.Sc. in Computer Science at the same University, where has investigated technology regulation within encryption policies and the cipher-activism.

He previously worked as Latin American Google Policy Fellow at the ONG Derechos Digitales (Chile) in 2019 and was representative of the scientific and technological community at the Chamber of Security and Rights of the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee ( He is a member of the commission of experts responsible for evaluating research proposals in the area of Law and Technology at the Fundação de Amparo à Ciência e Tecnologia de Pernambuco (FACEPE) and also a member of the Internet Society’s Brazilian Chapter and Global Encryption Coalition. He had the opportunity to work as a rapporteur about the technology policy landscape in Brazil for organizations such as the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL).

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Former Fellow: Data, actors, infrastructures

Organisation of events

XV. Interdisziplinärer Workshop „Privacy, Datenschutz & Surveillance“
18.07.2023. Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Berlin, Germany (International) Further information

André Ramiro, Jörg Pohle

Participation as expert

Halbzeitkonferenz des Bundeskanzler-Stipendiums Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Ständehaus, Merseburg, Germany: 25.04.2023

André Ramiro, Jörg Pohle

Media appearances

O uso de spyware como ferramenta de hacking governamental e vigilância estatal (10.05.2023). Latin-American Studies Network on Surveillance, Technology and Society (LAVITS)
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