APCNews 162 – WHRDs, APC stands up to big brother – 23/04/12

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New research on ICTs for climate change adaptation in the water sector

JOHANNESBURG (APC for APCNews) - In this new publication by APC and IDRC, researchers look at how ICTs are, and can be, applied to help communities experiencing water-related stress, adapt to climate change. It gathers reports from Africa, Asia and Latin America; and provides conceptual tools for practitioners. More >

APC statement: Progressive internet rights organisations strongly denounce attack on anonymous online speech by US government

MONTREAL (APC for APC) - On April 18th, U.S. Federal authorities removed a server from a colocation facility shared by Riseup Networks and May First/People Link in New York City. In solidarity, APC has written a statement denouncing the attack on the right to anonymity by the US government. Join us and sign the statement. More >

The big snoop: The UK's temptation to become a big brother and what it means for the rest of us

MONTREAL (FD for APCNews) - There are petitions everywhere. Tech-savvy people are outraged. The Telegraph, the British Broadcasting Corporation, the Daily Mail and the Sunday Times publish one story after another about it. What is it? The Big Snoop, or at least, we’ll call it that.  More >

Getting ready for the internet's backstreets

MONTREAL (FD for APCNews) - While the internet is a powerful campaigning space, it’s got its obscure backstreets too. What are the specific threats and concerns to women human rights defenders (WHRDs) in that space? This 5-minute survey tries to get a feel of your digital security readiness with a tour of 17 questions. Take the tour and learn about your privacy options. More >

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