Security and privacy

Coordinating civil society input into the African Union cyber security convention
Coordinating civil society input into the African Union cyber security convention 13 August 2014

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Promoting internet freedom in Uganda
Promoting internet freedom in Uganda 08 August 2014

CIPESA hosts a workshop on internet rights in Uganda in November 2013. Photo: CIPESA.The Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) has been working on monitoring and promoting internet freedoms in selected African countries under the OpenNet Africa Project.

Thai Netizen Network
Thai Netizen Network 04 August 2014

Thai Netizen Network is a leading nonprofit organisation in Thailand that advocates for digital rights and civil liberties. Founded in December 2008, it grew out of a group of netizens who had concerns about limited internet freedom during post-coup governments. Its activities are based on five themes: 1) access to information, 2) freedom of opinion and expression, 3) privacy, 4) participa...

Digital Security First Aid Kit for Human Rights Defenders (Second edition)
Digital Security First Aid Kit for Human Rights Defenders (Second edition) 31 July 2014

This kit is a contribution from activists for activists to help us be more secure in our digital practices. It’s designed to help activists deal with the most common security issues that might jeopardise the integrity of our devices and communications. Any at-risk user who encounters security-related problems can use this kit to mitigate the immediate consequences and find guidance to address...

Historic report connects our rights and upholds the right to privacy in the digital age
Historic report connects our rights and upholds the right to privacy in the digital age 17 July 2014

APC welcomes the groundbreaking report “The right to privacy in the digital age”, released yesterday by Navi Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. The report affirms that the international human rights framework for the promotion and protection of the right to privacy applies online and that governments have been failing in their obligations.

Historic report connects our rights and upholds the right to privacy in the digital age
Historic report connects our rights and upholds the right to privacy in the digital age 17 July 2014

APC welcomes the groundbreaking report “The right to privacy in the digital age”, released yesterday by Navi Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. The report affirms that the international human rights framework for the promotion and protection of the right to privacy applies online and that governments have been failing in their obligations.

Human Right Council 26: The internet and human rights
Human Right Council 26: The internet and human rights 19 June 2014

“One year after the Snowden revelations, the Human Rights Council must recognise that trust in the internet is conditional on respect for the rights to freedom of expression and privacy, regardless of users’ nationality or location”, says a joint statement supported by APC and delivered today in Geneva.

Human Right Council 26: The internet and human rights
Human Right Council 26: The internet and human rights 19 June 2014

“One year after the Snowden revelations, the Human Rights Council must recognise that trust in the internet is conditional on respect for the rights to freedom of expression and privacy, regardless of users’ nationality or location”, says a joint statement supported by APC and delivered today in Geneva.

Storify in #TakeBackTheNet Day 2
Storify in #TakeBackTheNet Day 2 06 June 2014

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Storify in #TakeBackTheNet Day 1
Storify in #TakeBackTheNet Day 1 06 June 2014

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