APCNews 181 – APC members raise awareness, improve access; APC on 2012 IGF – 25/02/13

APCNews 181 – APC members raise awareness, improve access; APC on 2012 IGF – 25/02/13

APCNews – 25 February 2013 – Year XIII Issue 181
The news service on ICTs for social justice and sustainable development

Red light to cybercrime law in the Philippines

(FF for APCNews) On February 5, 2013 the Philippines Supreme Court extended until further notice the temporary restraining order issued on the implementation of the controversial Republic Act 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012. This sets a milestone for organisations and individuals advocating for internet rights.

Baku in APC’s rear-view mirror

BERLIN (FD for APC) The Internet Governance Forum in Baku (6-9 November 2012) was a space in which different interests collided. APC revisits by releasing “IGF 2012: The good, the bad and the ugly“. Here is a snapshot.

Women’s rights and safety online: project partners granted to strengthen national work

(FF for APCNews) Colnodo, KICTANet, and Foundation for Media Alternatives, all APC members and partners in the project “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online” were recognised with additional funding to support elements of their work focusing on the promotion of women’s rights and safety online.

Wireless for Communities (W4C) Programme: Connecting remotest communities of India through unlicensed wireless spectrum

DELHI (DEF for APCNews) DEF, a member of APC, implemented Wireless for Communities (W4C) to utilise unlicensed spectrum, providing internet connectivity in the remotest regions of India and empowering community members who have formerly been deprived of accessing information.



Enhanced Cooperation at the WSIS+10 review event

APC opens its membership to individual affiliates!

Global Information Society Watch 2013: The internet and corruption

Digital security first-aid kit for human rights defenders


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