Deploying design thinking techniques to develop solutions for any given problem

Islamabad, Pakistan

Muavin is a concept developed by Media Matters for Democracy (MMfD); a digital tool to help push back on cyberbullying, harassment and online violence, especially targeted at vulnerable groups.

From a RightsCon panel to a digital app

Islamabad, Pakistan

A design-thinking workshop was held in Islamabad to understand the challenges faced by different stakeholders and brainstorm the design and shape of Muavin. Photo:MMfD.A design-thinking workshop was held in Islamabad to understand the challenges faced by different stakeholders and brainstorm the design and shape of Muavin. Photo:MMfD.It was in 1996 that John Perry Barlow wrote the iconic “Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace”:https://www.eff.org/cyberspace-independence.

Inside the Information Society: Should we fear monopolies?

London [13 March 2017]

"The past, the present", by Damian Wojsław on Flickr Commons“The past, the present”, by Damian Wojsław on Flickr Commons *_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

Applications for APC's small and project member grants are open!

10 March 2017 (APC)

The APC member grants programme offers three types of grants which are available to our organisational members. They support initiatives that contribute to implementing APC’s strategic priorities for the current period. Applications must be submitted by 16 April 2017. Read more!

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Queering the internet at the Internet Freedom Festival

Valencia

The internet has become a space for sexual exploration. From teenagers exploring their sexual identity and sharing information with others to sexual rights activism, the internet offers countless opportunities to navigate our bodies and identities.

The constellations in internet history: A conversation with Ian Peter, founder of Pegasus Networks

8 March 2017 (APC for APCNews)

APCNews interviewed internet pioneer and historian Ian Peter, founder of Australia’s first public internet provider and founding director of APC, who recently formally joined the APC network as an individual member.

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Cybersecurity policies and human rights perspectives at the Internet Freedom Festival

Valencia, Spain

The Internet Freedom Festival, which takes place in Valencia, Spain on a yearly basis, has become one of the main events for civil society to gather around issues of surveillance, censorship and circumvention worldwide. Hundreds of activists, journalists and members of the technical c

HRC 34: "International borders are not zones of exclusion or exception for human rights obligations"

8 March 2017 (APCNews)

In the oral statement delivered by APC’s Deborah Brown as part of the Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy and the Special Rapporteur on the sale of children at the Human Rights Council 34th Session, APC manifested its concerns over reports that the United States government is demanding visitors provide access to their electronic devices as well as passcodes to those devices and online accounts at points of entry.

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