African countries are committed to migrating to digital broadcasting by June 2015. Africa’s digital transition in broadcasting has the potential to improve both the quantity and quality of what is available on TV and to increase the number of people who will be able to watch it.
With our coverage of APC’s event on human rights and the internet at the Human Rights Council in Geneva earlier this month, we’ve launched a new web space. Find all our content related to these issues in one place.
African countries committed to migrating from analogue to digital broadcasting by 2015 – but migration won’t be easy or cheap. Findings provide the data and tools for broadcasters and regulators to make informed decisions.
APCNews 143 – Internet rights are human rights, digital migration, digital stories – 13/06/11
APCNews – 13 June 2011 – Year XI Issue 143
The news service on ICTs for social justice and sustainable development
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The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and Balancing Act, with support from the Open Society Institute (OSI), are undertaking an initiative which looks at the at the benefits and challenges that come with the transition to digital broadcasting in West Africa and the policy issues that need to be addressed.
The Pentagon announced recently in its first formal cyber strategy that cyber attacks constitute an act of war — and could merit a traditional military response.
Never mind the problem of attributing cyber attacks to a single, definitive source; even if the perpetrators can be traced to a specific co