Alcimar Queiroz is Brazilian. He is Doctor in Education from the University of São Paulo, where he also graduated in Pedagogy and wrote his Masters, in the same field. He is Technologist in Informatics from the of Technical Culture Institute of Rio de Janeiro. He is currently a doctoral candidate on Sociology at ISCTE-IUL and researcher at CIES-IUL in Portugal. His current research is on the confluence between Human Rights and the Information Society and its impacts on Latin American countries.