NetHui 2014: New Zealand discusses the next 25 years of the internet

Wellington, New Zealand.

NetHui 2014 was the fourth annual meet up of the New Zealand internet community. Hosted by InternetNZ the theme was Shaping Our Future Together: The Internet in 25 years. Judging by attendance numbers and the quality of discussion, the future of the internet in New Zealand is bright indeed.

Stockholm Internet Forum 2014: Good debates to benefit the next billion online


“End violence: Women’s rights and safety online” project country partner and coordinator in the Philippines, Lisa Garcia, attended the annual Stockholm Internet Forum (SIF) which took place in May 2014.

Have you noticed the latest changes on the portal

Bosnia and Herzegovina

As a part of “our Take Back the Tech!

Human rights, internet rights – it is just about rights

About 100 people from around the world, representing different cultures and traditions, were brought together to talk about their issues and challenges at the same platform provided by the Association for Progressive Communications on 1-9 June 2014 in Barcelona, Spain.

Connecting our rights to #takebackthenet in Barcelona

Winnipeg, Canada

Last week in Barcelona, APC brought together activists, transformative techies, human rights defenders and academics from across the globe for our 12th tri-annual member meeting at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (BarcelonaTech UPC).

APC @ WSIS+10 High Level Event: Mike Jensen reports from Geneva


The final stage of the 10-year review of the World Summit on the Information Society, kicked off today June 9 in Geneva. Known as the ‘WSIS+10 High Level Event’, the ITU expects it to bring together about 2000 leaders from government, the UN, business and civil society to approve the final statement on the overall review of the implementation of the WSIS goals.

APC @ WSIS+10 High Level Event


The WSIS+10 High Level Event is part of the World Summit on the Information Society follow-up process.

On 6/5, 65 things we know about NSA surveillance that we didn’t know a year ago


It’s been one year since the Guardian first published the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court order, leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, that demonstrated that the NSA was conducting dragnet surveillance on millions of innocent people.

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