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Chile’s Draft Decree in Relation to the ITU

By: Caitlin Willen INTRODUCTION This report examines Chile’s draft decree in light of its status as a member of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). Despite Chile’s membership status, Chile’s draft decree threatens to place the nation at odds with the ITU’s governing principles. If enacted, Chile’s draft decree would oblige telecommunication companies to store data on electronic and media communications—such…