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Valeria Betancourt on the Ecuador Disaster Map: "The number of volunteers continues growing daily" Quito 26 April 2016 APC for APCNews

Early on the morning after the devastating earthquake of 16 April, a group of hacktivists in Ecuador and abroad got to work to find the best way to channel the assistance needed in different parts of the country, a task that became increasingly urgent as the number of victims continued to rise. The...

The government and the Association of Internet Providers block access to websites in Ecuador 14 April 2016 APC for APCNews

UPDATE: 18 April 2016: AEPROVI has issued a statement with their position in relation to this case. On 28 March 2014, users in Ecuador reported accessibility issues to Google and YouTube websites. The reason for the outage was not known at the time. Two years later, on 14 April 2016, a leaked docum...

Ending digital exclusion: Why the access divide persists and how to close it
Ending digital exclusion: Why the access divide persists and how to close it 13 April 2016 for APCNews

In a new position paper from APC, we unpack the underlying causes of limited connectivity, the shortcomings of current initiatives, and propose a set of policy responses to address the access gap. Affordable and reliable internet access has become a vital means to exercise fundamental human rights ...

Workshop on freedom of expression and the Internet in Africa @ NGO Forum ACHPR
Workshop on freedom of expression and the Internet in Africa @ NGO Forum ACHPR 30 March 2016

In the fast paced digital world that we live in, a lot that has do with our lives is on the Internet. Whether one uses the Internet for business or pleasure, it still forms a great deal of a person’s personal life. For those of you who disagree, how would you feel if somebody went through your ema...

APC condemns undermining of democracy in Brazil
APC condemns undermining of democracy in Brazil 29 March 2016 APC for APCNews

EXLILA: What is the state of internet freedoms in Latin America?
EXLILA: What is the state of internet freedoms in Latin America? 27 March 2016 APC for APCNews

Source: TEDIC What is the state of internet freedoms in Latin America? That is the main question that our partners in Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico and Paraguay set out to answer, as part of the Examining Internet Freedoms in Latin America project. With their country reports, Red en Defensa de los De...