Strategic use of the internet

Joint statement on WSIS+10 high-level event

(June 2014, Association for Progressive Communications )
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Connecting our rights to #takebackthenet in Barcelona

Winnipeg, Canada

Last week in Barcelona, APC brought together activists, transformative techies, human rights defenders and academics from across the globe for our 12th tri-annual member meeting at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (BarcelonaTech UPC).

VIDEO: Alfredo López, from MayFirst/People LInk, on how to run a progressive & collaborative ISP

NEW YORK

Alfredo López, founder of APC member May First/People Link (MF/PL), shares his experience running a progressive and collaborative ISP.

Video4change network, EngageMedia release new resources for activists

4 April 2013 (EngageMedia)

Over the past few months, EngageMedia as part of the video4change network has been developing four guides to support the work of video activists. The materials range from video security to using Android video apps. One outstanding example is “A guide on open source video editing” available here. Click for all four.

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New report on internet and corruption looks at the internet's role in enabling and inhibiting a fair society

15 February 2013
MONTREAL 15 February 2013 (APC) -

PRESS STATEMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

[MONTREAL, 15 February 2013] – A new report released today by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the Humanist Institute for Cooperation with Developing Countries (Hivos) explores the delicate role the internet plays as an enabler to an open and fair society – yet it can also be used to inhibit freedoms, in more oppressive societies.

Website to overcome challenges to providing services to sex workers in the Olympics area of London

LONDON 20 June 2012 (GreenNet for GreenNet)

The challenge of doing sexual health outreach work in East London has been transformed by police action in the run up to the Olympics. APC member GreenNet answered Open Doors Sexual Health Clinic’s request for a new website that could speak clearly to east London sexworkers with advice and resources.

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How can 'internet rights' violations be fought back?

WELLINGTON 20 April 2012 (Joy Liddicoat for GISWatch)

Behind cryptic titles, you can sometimes discover the best stories. Conceptualising accountability and recourse is of that breed. The report goes all the way back to 1945, when human rights originated. It tells the story of new spaces where human rights are exercised and those in which they are violated. For the latter, “accountability mechanisms” exist…

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Online Advocacy Summer University

BUDAPEST 6 April 2012 (Eva Bognar)

Follow this intensive summer course designed to help both researchers and activists gain new insights into the role which civil society can play in advocating for free expression online and communication policy change.

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Technology Bundle – the Benefits of Combined Phone and Internet Service in 21st Century

When you install a Charter cable service that combines phone and internet (and also TV, if you like, making the full three prongs of a triple play package), you get benefits all over the place.

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