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Allied Media Conference to feature digital, analog security solutions for activists Montreal 13 February 2014 Mallory Knodel for APCNews

The 16th annual Allied Media Conference calls for session proposals until 1 March 2014. APC and partners are curating a programme track on digital security and surveillance for organisers and activists. By Alexandre Dulaunoy (Creative Commons 2.0) While the illicit and illegal survey by states of po...

Event to discuss internet policy and trends in intermediary liability in Africa
Event to discuss internet policy and trends in intermediary liability in Africa 06 February 2014 for APCNews

From 10-11 February, APC will host the event Internet intermediary liability – Towards evidence-based policy and regulatory reform to ensure free expression and access to information on the internet in Johannesburg, South Africa. Internet activists, academics, and representatives from governme...

Internet intermediary liability: Towards evidence-based policy and regulatory reform to ensure free expression and access to information on the internet
Internet intermediary liability: Towards evidence-based policy and regulatory reform to ensure free expression and access to information on the internet 06 February 2014

APC is hosting a workshop on “Internet intermediary liability: towards evidence-based policy and regulatory reform to ensure free expression and access to information on the internet” in Johannesburg, South Africa. The aim of the workshop is to develop best practice guides for law makers and re...

Initiative for an African Declaration on Internet Rights co-organised by Global Partners and APC
Initiative for an African Declaration on Internet Rights co-organised by Global Partners and APC 05 February 2014

The internet is having a tremendous impact on freedom of expression and other human rights across the African continent, offering social, political and economic opportunities. But as a highly complex and fast-changing environment, the Internet also brings with it its own challenges. In Africa, many ...

Côte d'Ivoire starts its transition to digital migration
Côte d'Ivoire starts its transition to digital migration 05 February 2014 AG for APCNews

African countries are migrating from traditional to digital broadcasting, and APC is currently coordinating a project aimed at involving civil society in the process. Even in those countries where the transition is more advanced, there have been no consistent campaigns to explain its implications to...

Deadline extended! Job opportunity at APC: Protecting freedom of information, expression and association online in Asia
Deadline extended! Job opportunity at APC: Protecting freedom of information, expression and association online in Asia 20 January 2014 for APC

Join the APC Communications and Information Policy Programme (CIPP) to coordinate APC’s policy advocacy and capacity building and activities in the project “Networking for freedom online and offline: protecting freedom of information, expression and association on the internet in India, Mala...

In Conversation: Jennifer Radloff and Jan Moolman on technology-related violence against women
In Conversation: Jennifer Radloff and Jan Moolman on technology-related violence against women Feminist Africa 18 16 January 2014 African Gender Institute for Feminist Africa 18