This section is a space where APC's staff, members and readers can open up conversations on topics that are of interest for the ICT community. It is a space where authors get to be themselves – sometimes to express opinions and challenge the readers on issues and topics that are close to them, sometimes to share their personal experience on an event or a current debate. The views expressed in this section do not necessarily reflect the views of APC or its network, but that does not make them any less valuable.
"A feminist internet respects life in all shapes and colours. It is not a consumer." As part of the GISWatch 2020 report, Jes Ciacci brings together the background and basis for a feminist internet principle in relation to the environment.
E-waste is a growing problem, and finding uses for redundant ICT equipment has been on the minds of sustainability experts for years. However, it turns out it's also been on the minds of some artists!
In an increasingly digitised world, safeguarding data rights has become central to protecting individuals’ rights to access and share information, express themselves, and associate using the internet and related platforms.
How are APC members improving their communities’ lives? In this column we’re highlighting stories of impact and change by our members, supported by APC subgranting. EMPOWER Malaysia has been contributing to women’s rights and gender equality through on-the-ground initiatives aimed at develo...
How are APC members improving their communities' lives? Today, let's see how One World Platform works on supporting women and LGBTIQ communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Last week I wrote about what digitalisation may be doing to creativity. This week, a look at what it may already have done to the way that we ‘consume’ creative culture.
When countries invoke peripheral laws such as pharmaceutical violations or conscientious objection clauses as justification for blocking, restricting, or limiting abortion access, they are invariably creating additional barriers, not upholding legal integrity.
In September 2020, our research on the State of Internet Freedom in Africa established that the ultimate effect of the measures instituted in fighting COVID-19 was that they had deepened the democracy deficit in several African countries.