APC hosts event on solutions to internet-enabled human rights violations one year after Snowden's revelations
PRESS STATEMENT FROM THE ASSOCIATION FOR PROGRESSIVE COMMUNICATIONS
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APC hosts event on solutions to internet-enabled human rights violations one year after Snowden’s revelations
On 4-5 June 2014 at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Barcelona, the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is holding Take Back The Net!, a one-of
APC’s Take Back the Tech! campaign was recognised with an honorary mention in the 2014 Prix Ars Electronica under the “Digital Communities” category. This category focuses on the wide-ranging social and artistic impact of internet technology and sheds light on the political and artistic potential of digital and networked systems.
Digital migration will allow better-quality TV images, has the potential to enable greater programming diversity, and will increase coverage. At the same time, users will have to purchase new equipment, sometimes to watch the same content they are already watching. Learn more about digital migration with this infographic.
APC’s human rights specialist Joy Liddicoat attended the Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) meeting in Tallinn, Estonia.
What do we mean by internet intermediary liability? Are social networking sites and search engines considered internet intermediaries? Do legal measures affecting intermediaries have an impact on users’ rights? Find out more in these FAQs.
The APC Chris Nicol FLOSS Prize recognises initiatives that make it easy for people to start using free/libre and open source software (FLOSS). Now that the submission phase has ended, APC would like to introduce the honourable jury members who will select the winner of the 2014 FLOSS Prize. Meet them!
Public libraries play a critical role in extending the benefits of ICTs to marginalised populations worldwide, states a new briefing document that APC is presenting in Geneva at the current session of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD).
Discourses on issues of safety are not new to feminists. Strategies to resist sexual harassment in the office, verbal abuse on the streets, physical violence in the home, shaming in social spaces and sexualised threats to women human rights defenders are continually being revisited and reworked.