Security and privacy

Activists talk censorship and circumvention at Disco-tech Istanbul
Activists talk censorship and circumvention at Disco-tech Istanbul 22 September 2014

On 1 September 2014, APC, Tactical Tech and Web Foundation brought together over 150 techies, human rights defenders and rights activists in Istanbul to attend the ninth Internet Governance Forum to a peer-learning event called Disco-tech.

Global Information Society Watch 2014: Communications surveillance in the digital age
Global Information Society Watch 2014: Communications surveillance in the digital age 18 September 2014

This Global Information Society Watch tracks the state of communications surveillance in 59 countries across the world – countries as diverse as Hungary, India, Argentina, The Gambia, Lebanon and the United Kingdom. Each country report approaches the issue from a different perspective.    

eQualit.ie
eQualit.ie 17 September 2014

eQualit.ie is a Montréal-based organisation focused on developing and helping others use open, secure and reusable systems. Their work has a focus on privacy, online security, and information management. eQualit.ie's goal is to create accessible technology and improve the skill set needed for defending human rights and freedoms in the digital age. The team has developed tools an...

Joint civil society statement on privacy in the digital age
Joint civil society statement on privacy in the digital age 15 September 2014

APC endorses statement submitted by Human Rights Watch at the 27th Session of the UN Human Rights Council on 11 September 2014.

Joint civil society statement on privacy in the digital age
Joint civil society statement on privacy in the digital age 15 September 2014

APC endorses statement submitted by Human Rights Watch at the 27th Session of the UN Human Rights Council on 11 September 2014.

IGF 2014 shares messages on right to privacy in the digital age at Human Rights Council
IGF 2014 shares messages on right to privacy in the digital age at Human Rights Council 10 September 2014

On 5 September 2014, Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2014 participants from governments, civil society, the private sector, academic and technical communities agreed on key messages concerning the right to privacy in the digital age. The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is now sharing these messages at the Human Rights Council 27th session in Geneva. Read the full statement from...

Report on communications surveillance in the digital age to be launched in Turkey
Report on communications surveillance in the digital age to be launched in Turkey 29 August 2014

A ground breaking report on mass surveillance will be released at the Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul, Turkey on 4 September 2014. The latest edition of the Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) reveals the complicity of both states and corporations in communications surveillance, with reviews on the state of surveillance in 57 countries and reports on key human rights, legal and te...

May First/People Link server hit with DoS attack
May First/People Link server hit with DoS attack 22 August 2014

Evidence attack was aimed at Palestine rights organisations May First/People Link is a membership organisation dedicated to the defense of the internet and the sharing, among its members, of website and email resources, and joined APC as a member in 2013.

Protecting privacy and personal data in Brazilian e-health initiatives
Protecting privacy and personal data in Brazilian e-health initiatives 14 August 2014

[img_assist|nid=19613|title=|desc=Nupef researches the protection of privacy and personal data within Brazilian e-health initiatives.

EsLaRed wins international award for its internet security training efforts
EsLaRed wins international award for its internet security training efforts 14 August 2014

[img_assist|nid=19611|title=|desc=Entre los ganadores del premio de seguridad en internet se encuentra EsLaRed, representada por Daniel Pietrosemoli (primera fila a la izquierda).