Digital security

Mallory Knodel
Mallory Knodel 21 March 2018

As the Head of Digital for ARTICLE 19, Mallory Knodel integrates a human rights, people-centred approach to communications and technology work for social justice movements, specialising in cybersecurity policy advocacy. She was formerly a communications manager for APC.

Riseup Networks
Riseup Networks 23 November 2017

The Riseup Collective is an autonomous body based in Seattle with collective members worldwide. Its purpose is to aid in the creation of a free society, a world with freedom, without oppression or hierarchy, where power is shared equally. It does this by providing communication and computer resources to allies engaged in struggles against capitalism and other forms of oppression.

Motoon 23 November 2017

Motoon is a venture that strives to connect techies to progressive causes and local communities in need of their skills. Years before it was named, the people behind Motoon have been at the centre of multiple overlapping communities of techies, activists, artists and citizen journalists. Today, through Motoon’s tech hub (Mushtarak) and other projects, they are set to interact with techies fro...

Kéfir 08 August 2017

Kéfir is a free/libre tech feminist cooperative for activists, human right defenders, journalists, civil society organisations, collectives and artists that aims to build safe and free (as in freedom) spaces on the internet.

Ian Peter
Ian Peter 31 May 2017

Ian Peter was one of the original founding Directors of APC, and was involved in early internet networks since the mid 1980s. He has maintained a continuing involvement with civil society involvement in internet issues, and has been a past Co-coordinator of the Internet Governance Caucus and the first Chair of the Civil Society Coordination Group (CSCG) – a coalition of coalitions involved in...

Social Media Exchange (SMEX)
Social Media Exchange (SMEX) 14 March 2017

Social Media Exchange (SMEX) is a registered Lebanese NGO that works to advance self-regulating information societies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Its work encompasses media development programmes as well as internet policy research and digital rights advocacy in support of more accessible, participatory and just enabling environments for civil society across the MENA region. Whi... 17 September 2014 is a Montréal-based organisation focused on developing and helping others use open, secure and reusable systems. Their work has a focus on privacy, online security, and information management.'s goal is to create accessible technology and improve the skill set needed for defending human rights and freedoms in the digital age. The team has developed tools an...

Thai Netizen Network
Thai Netizen Network 04 August 2014

Thai Netizen Network is a leading non-profit organisation in Thailand that advocates for digital rights and civil liberties. Founded in December 2008, it grew out of a group of netizens who had concerns about limited internet freedom during post-coup governments. Its activities are based on five themes: 1) access to information, 2) freedom of opinion and expression, 3) privacy, 4) particip...

Bytesforall Bangladesh
Bytesforall Bangladesh 06 March 2008

Bytesforall is a networked space for citizens in South Asia. It experiments, highlights and organises debate on the relevance of ICT to development activities. Bytesforall has more than 2,000 subscribers and 10 admin members who run the network. Bytesforall does not have any formal structure, yet the organisation undertakes different projects through its members' personal capacity, contrib...

Korean Progressive Network Jinbonet
Korean Progressive Network Jinbonet 05 March 2008

Korean Progressive Network Jinbonet is a non-governmental organisation founded in 1998 in South Korea. "Jinbo" means "progressive" in Korean. Jinbonet aims to support the growth of civil society activity and communication by providing network services such as web hosting, email, blogs and mailing lists to civil society organisations, trade unions, individuals and progressive projects. Jinb...

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