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APC at the West Africa IGF 05 July 2013 for APCNews

LAC IGF: Help us shape the discussion
LAC IGF: Help us shape the discussion LAC IGF 28 June 2013 for LAC IGF

Freedom of expression under threat in Macedonia
Freedom of expression under threat in Macedonia 27 June 2013 AG for APCNews

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of opinion and expression, Frank La Rue, visited the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia in early June in order to assess the state of freedom of opinion and expression in the country. La Rue met with APC member Metamorphosis Foundatio...

Ecuador's new Communications Law: Progress on access and spectrum allocation, but a reverse for freedom of expression
Ecuador's new Communications Law: Progress on access and spectrum allocation, but a reverse for freedom of expression 27 June 2013 AL for APCNews

Ecuador’s National Assembly approved the new Organic Law on Communications on Friday June 14. If the nation’s president sanctions the law within 30 days, it will mark the end of a four-year process that began when communication was enshrined as a right in the 2008 Constitution. APC and other civ...

APC leaders inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame
APC leaders inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame 26 June 2013 Mallory Knodel for APCNews

APC Executive Director Anriette Esterhusyen and Finance Manager Karen Banks have been inducted by the Internet Society (ISOC) into the Internet Hall of Fame along with 30 others. ISOC announced on Wednesday that Esterhuysen and Banks were honoured in the category of Global Connectors as individuals ...

Freedom Online Coalition: Governments should take action to protect rights
Freedom Online Coalition: Governments should take action to protect rights 25 June 2013 for APCNews

This is a call to governments from APC and other civil society organisations. This call was presented during the closing ceremony of the Freedom Online Conference that took place in Tunis between June 17-18. This call captures the “sense of the room” at the Justice Tent (picture) that was organi...

Mike Jensen joins APC's policy programme
Mike Jensen joins APC's policy programme 18 June 2013 Mallory Knodel for APCNews

In an off-the-grid housing complex nestled in the Atlantic rain forest in rural Bahia, Brazil, Mike Jensen, a founding affiliate of APC, works from his outdoor office on global internet access policy. Residing about 200 km south of Salvador, he drives two hours, partially along dirt roads, to the ne...