For International Women’s Day, some human rights and technology groups threw a benefit party for Chelsea Manning in Valencia, Spain as part of the annual Internet Freedom Festival.
At the Internet Freedom Festival, Jac sm Kee interviewed four amazing feminists from Latin America: Carla from Brazil, a volunteer at Marialab and Vedetas; Geisa Santos from Periféricas; Fernanda, also with Marialab and Vedetas; and Nadege, located between Spain and Mexico, and part of Kéfir.
They had organised a sessi
Internet use barriers and user strategies: Perspectives from Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Rwanda
OTT services have become the main entry point to the internet for most users in the prepaid mobile environment that characterises most African markets.
*_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.
Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society. This week’s blog post reflects on digital identities.
Identity matters to us.
What do we mean when we say economic, social and cultural rights (ESCRs) and the internet? This is the question that opened the session hosted by APC at the Internet Freedom Festival on 10 March in Valencia, Spain.
“While civil and political rights are individual rights, econo
Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society. This week’s blog post reflects on the platform economy.
Last week I asked if we should fear online monopolies.
In India, there are gender barriers that uniquely prevent women from accessing technology right from an early age. From an intersectional perspective, such gender barriers overlap with economic, cultural, and class barriers for women from marginalised backgrounds.
“The architectures of online harassment” was the first in a two-part post that described the context and motivations of Tactical Tech’s work addressing the problem of online harassment through the lens of interface design.
Sexual surveillance, you may have guessed, cannot simply be reduced to a distinct instance where x happens to y (e.g. where men surveil women).