Inside the Information Society: The second machine age - reasons to be fearful?

London

Erik Brynjolfsson at MIT Sloan CIO Symposium 2013Erik Brynjolfsson at MIT Sloan CIO Symposium 2013*_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

CITAD trains journalists on internet safety and security

Nigeria

Cross-section of participants at the workshopCross-section of participants at the workshopThe Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) held the second round of an internet safety and security workshop series in March 2017.

A place for all: On being diverse and inclusive @RightsCon

Image from original work "Web Women Want" by Willow Brugh: Licensed under CC-BY-SA-2.0.Image from original work “Web Women Want” by Willow Brugh: Licensed under CC-BY-SA-2.0.There were countless reasons for a young, Malaysian feminist, internet rights activist, to be excited about RightsCon Brussels.

The Internet of Things: Smart devices, quantified self, dolls and vibrators

Image by Namita Aavriti, courtesy Cayla the hackable dollImage by Namita Aavriti, courtesy Cayla the hackable dollIf an object has a chip, it becomes smart, and by extension our houses become smarter – and so do our cities, hospitals, toys, phones.

APC statement in solidarity with Hungarian civil society and Central European University

27 April 2017 (APC)

APC expresses its solidarity with civil society in Hungary, who are facing unjustifiable attacks from the government aimed at stigmatising and undermining the credibility of NGOs and curtailing academic freedom.

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APC statement in solidarity with Hungarian civil society and Central European University

By APC (April 2017, APC )

APC expresses its solidarity with civil society in Hungary, who are facing unjustifiable attacks from the government aimed at stigmatising and undermining the credibility of NGOs and curtailing academic freedom.

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10 ways to make Twitter work for feminist activism

Cape Town, South Africa

Twitter provides people with a platform to share their opinions, to interact with like-minded people (not always), and to communicate in real-time and on a global scale.

APC condemns murder of Maldivian blogger and human rights activist Yameen Rasheed

By APC, 25 April 2017 (April 2017, APC )
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WSIS Prizes 2017: Vote for these projects!

24 April 2017 (APC for APCNews)

The voting for the WSIS Prize 2017 is open and APC is part of three of the nominated initiatives.

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

JOHANNESBURG 21 April 2017 (APC for APCNews)

FIFAfrica convenes various stakeholders from the internet governance and online rights arenas in Africa and beyond to deliberate on gaps, concerns and opportunities for advancing internet freedom on the continent.

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