Identity matters to us. It defines who we are; and, to a considerable extent, it defines how others treat us – including government agencies and others we rely on.
What do we mean when we say economic, social and cultural rights (ESCRs) and the internet? This is the question that opened the session hosted by APC at the Internet Freedom Festival on 10 March in Valencia, Spain.
Last week I asked if we should fear online monopolies. This week, I’ll ask the same of online platforms, and the new economy they’re bringing into being.
Judith Owigar is a coder, a blogger and a tech enthusiast. She has worked with Akirachix, a revolution for African women and technology. She is a native of Kenya, a country off the coast of East Africa, one of its 40 million inhabitants.
“The architectures of online harassment” was the first in a two-part post that described the context and motivations of Tactical Tech’s work addressing the problem of online harassment through the lens of interface design. In this second post, I describe the results and outcomes of the work...
In India, there are gender barriers that uniquely prevent women from accessing technology right from an early age.
Muavin is a concept developed by Media Matters for Democracy (MMfD); a digital tool to help push back on cyberbullying, harassment and online violence, especially targeted at vulnerable groups.