APC member Bytes for All Pakistan has just released the first study on hate speech online in the country. More than 92% of Pakistani users encountered hate speech online, and more than 51% identified themselves as targets of such speech, a survey included in the study revealed. Read more about the issue from both a quantitative and qualitative perspective.
The WSIS+10 High Level Event is part of the World Summit on the Information Society follow-up process.
_The suspense is over!
It’s been one year since the Guardian first published the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court order, leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, that demonstrated that the NSA was conducting dragnet surveillance on millions of innocent people.
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International experts weigh in on mass surveillance on Snowden anniversary
A huge international collection of experts have called on world governments to adopt the “13 International Principles on the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance (IPAHRCS)“https://necessaryandproportionate.org, principles aimed at putting an end to the bla
Access to the internet, community-owned infrastructure and free software linked to combating racism, UN report says
A new report by the UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, Mutuma Ruteere, was released in late May. APC and some of our members were part of the multi-stakeholder consultation process that led to the preparation of this report.
The suspense is over! Celebration of free and open source software initiatives kicks off in Barcelona. A challenging evaluation process was carried out by our honourable jury: Nnenna Nwakanma, Pilar Saenz, Ragib Hasan and Wojtek Bogusz. Meet the winners!
APC hosts event on solutions to internet-enabled human rights violations one year after Snowden's revelations
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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