Security & privacy

On 6/5, 65 things we know about NSA surveillance that we didn’t know a year ago

SAN FRANCISCO

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.

International experts weigh in on mass surveillance on Snowden anniversary

5 June 2014
SAN FRANCISCO 5 June 2014 (13 Principles Coalation ) -

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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

APC hosts event on solutions to internet-enabled human rights violations one year after Snowden's revelations

2 June 2014
BARCELONA 2 June 2014 (APCNews) -

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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 attended the Freedom Online Coalition

Wellington

APC’s human rights specialist Joy Liddicoat attended the Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) meeting in Tallinn, Estonia.

You do have a choice: APC organises TakeBackTheNet! event

26 April 2014 (APC for APCNews)

This 4-5 June, human rights advocates and transformative technology providers will meet in Barcelona to discuss solutions to today’s climate of internet-enabled human rights violations, at a one-of-a-kind event organised by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC). One year after the Edward Snowden revelations, it is time that social change activists TakeBackTheNet! and exercise their choice to migrate to transformative technologies that respect their rights.

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UN must reject mass surveillance to protect global privacy rights

LONDON 3 April 2014 (Privacy International)

In response to a consultation being undertaken by the UN in accordance with December’s General Assembly resolution on the right to privacy in the digital age, APC, together with other partner organizations, called on the UN to recognise that mass surveillance is incompatible with human rights.

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Submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the right to privacy in the digital age

By APC, Privacy International, Access, EFF, Article 19, Human Rights Watch and the WWW Foundation (April 2014, Privacy International )
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Job opportunity: Internet rights outreach and capacity-building coordinator for the Maghreb-Machrek region

19 February 2014 (SF for APCNews)

APC is seeking an outreach and capacity building coordinator to join its policy to coordinate its internet rights networking and capacity-building work with women’s and human rights defenders in the Maghreb-Machrek region.

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Allied Media Conference to feature digital, analog security solutions for activists

MONTREAL 13 February 2014 (MK for APCNews)

The 16th annual Allied Media Conference calls for session proposals until 1 March 2014. APC and partners are curating a programme track on digital security and surveillance for organisers and activists.

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Global internet users demand an end to mass surveillance on “The day we fight back”

NEW YORK 11 February 2014 (APC)

Internet rights organisations, civil-society groups, authors, and internet users across six continents take to the digital streets to demand an end to mass surveillance on Tuesday, 11 February 2014.

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