Security & privacy
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.
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.
APC endorses statement submitted by Human Rights Watch at the 27th Session of the UN Human Rights Council on 11 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 IGF 2014 participants.
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 technological issues at stake. Read more about GISWatch and the upcoming launch.
Global Information Society Watch 2014 book launch at Internet Governance Forum
A ground breaking report on mass surveillance will be released at the Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul, Turkey on 4 September 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.
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