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Guifi.net, APC's new member in Catalonia: Creating free, open and neutral telecoms networks Catalogne 11 May 2017 for APCNews

Guifi.net is, in the words of its members, a bottom-up, citizen-driven technological, social and economic project with the objective of creating a free, open and neutral telecommunications network. The Guifi.net project puts in practice a disruptive economic model based on the commons model and...

Did Facebook finally figure out that consent is more important than nipples? 03 May 2017 for Erika Smith in collaboration with Fungai Machirori for Take Back the Tech!

When you receive calls at all hours from women desperate to get intimate photos shared without consent taken offline, it's a relief to hear about Facebook's latest move to address the distribution of non-consensual intimate images. Finally! Technical solutions to social problems seldom make a good f...

Women Human Rights Defenders condemn online threats against Bondita Acharya
Women Human Rights Defenders condemn online threats against Bondita Acharya 02 May 2017 for APCNews

Bondita Acharya received death threats, as well as being threatened with acid attack, rape and gang rape, after condemning the arrest of three people for the possession of beef on 4 April 2017. The attacks on her include trolling on her Facebook account and other social media with sexually laden, cr...

WSIS Prizes 2017: Vote for these projects!
WSIS Prizes 2017: Vote for these projects! 24 April 2017 for APCNews

The voting for the WSIS Prize 2017 is open and APC is part of three of the nominated initiatives. The awards evaluate and recognise individuals and groups for outstanding success in implementing strategies that leverage the power of information and communications technology ...

Save the date: South Africa to host Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa, 27-29 September 2017
Save the date: South Africa to host Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa, 27-29 September 2017 21 April 2017 for APCNews

The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) and APC are happy to announce the date and location for the Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa (FIFAfrica) 2017. This year’s edition of the Forum will be held in Johannesburg, South A...

French "right to be forgotten" ruling could be devastating for freedom of expression globally
French "right to be forgotten" ruling could be devastating for freedom of expression globally 19 April 2017 for APCNews

APC joined 17 non-governmental organisations from across the globe in a legal submission before France’s highest court, the Council of State (Conseil d’État), raising serious concerns about a ruling of France’s data protection authority, the Commission nationale de l’informat...

APC seeks experienced finance associate
APC seeks experienced finance associate 12 April 2017 for APCNews

APC seeks to appoint an experienced Finance Associate Main purpose of the job: The successful candidate will join the APC finance team with the responsibility to carry out specific financial and administration tasks under the supervision of the Finance Manager. She or he will wor...

APC is looking for a publications and multimedia coordinator
APC is looking for a publications and multimedia coordinator 12 April 2017 for APCNews

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is looking for someone with a background in strategic communications, multimedia design skills, and experience in coordinating the production of print and digital publications to join its communications team. The selected candidate will be respons...