The Internet Freedom Festival, which takes place in Valencia, Spain on a yearly basis, has become one of the main events for civil society to gather around issues of surveillance, censorship and circumvention worldwide.
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). Instead, we can think of the expression “sexual surveillance” as a shorthand to talk about an assemblage of several interdependent gendered, sexualis...
It’s almost a year now since I started writing “Inside the Information Society” as a weekly blog published on APC’s home page. Thirty-six posts to date, each of around a thousand words.
A lot of what is said and written about multistakeholder decision-making juxtaposes it with multilateral arrangements – the dialogue among governments, and governments alone, that is the norm in most other areas of international policy. Some people think these two are incompatible. Others that ...
My name is Masibulele Siya, but I’m also known as Jay where I live in rural Eastern Cape in South Africa. I was born in the mid-1980’s and raised in these rural areas, but I left my homeland for about seven years for educational purposes.
Internet freedom, according to the Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa (FIFAfrica) 2016, means access to any kind of information through the internet. Free flow of information. Nothing should hinder your access.
Research suggests that women are underrepresented at every level in technology. Why is this the case? And how do we educate, hire, and retain more women in it?