Derechos Digitales is an independent nonprofit digital rights organisation, focusing its advocacy work mainly on freedom of expression, privacy and access to knowledge in Latin America. The mission of Derechos Digitales is to defend, promote and develop human rights in the digital environment, using advocacy tools directed towards policymakers, private companies and the general public of Latin America. For this goal, Derechos Digitales conducts and coordinates research for intel.
Derechos Digitales’ work combines legal research, public policy and technology analysis, advocacy and communications. Founded in Santiago in 2005, Derechos Digitales includes staffers from four different Latin American countries. Derechos Digitales coordinates regional efforts with activists working nationally to have impact in regional-level discussions, develop communication materials that can be replicated throughout the region, and assist other digital rights advocacy groups.