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Small grants for activism and advocacy NEW YORK 30 August 2013 for Web We Want

Take action! Dangerous threats to freedom of expression and information in Macedonia
Take action! Dangerous threats to freedom of expression and information in Macedonia 29 August 2013 AL for APCNews

The government of Macedonia is proposing two media bills (Law on Media and the Law on Audio and Audiovisual Media Service) that, if approved, will severely impact Macedonians’ freedom of information and freedom of expression. These bills come after a strong public opposition to an earlier medi...

Internet Intermediary Liability in Nigeria: New legislation threatens internet freedom
Internet Intermediary Liability in Nigeria: New legislation threatens internet freedom 26 August 2013 Maureen Nwobodo for APCNews

Maureen Nwobodo, a Google policy fellow supporting APC’s work on intermediary liabilities from Nigeria, analyses how new legislation is using the private sector to police the flow of information online. Many countries have made moves to make internet intermediaries (such as cybercafés, intern...

Down with misogyny! Women empowered in safe online communications
Down with misogyny! Women empowered in safe online communications 22 August 2013 Flavia Fascendini for APCNews

One of the outcomes of APC’s project “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online” is to strengthen in a sustainable way the institutional capacity of women’s rights organisations to address technology related violence against women. As part of this work, between January...

For us, free software is not just about software
For us, free software is not just about software 20 August 2013 AG for APCNews

The APC network is enthusiastic about its newest member from Kerala, India. SPACE’s membership comes at a critical time when APC has renewed its commitment to implementing and promoting the use of Transformative Technologies. To mark this occasion and to introduce the history and work of SPACE...

Developing strategy through 2016: An interview with APC's KRA leads
Developing strategy through 2016: An interview with APC's KRA leads 12 August 2013 Flavia Fascendini for APCNews

The APC network has newly adopted a strategic plan that includes five areas of focus that will frame APC’s work for the next four years. Monitoring and recording progressing implementing these five strategic priorities will be championed by five members of the APC staff team. APCNews interview...