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For a feminist view on the IGF
For a feminist view on the IGF 12 November 2012

The 7th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) just drew to a close. Many views and analyses were published, most of them adopting a technical point of view. If you are interested in a slightly different take on the world’s most important internet governance encounter, consider reading up on GenderIT.org’s reports on gender peripheries of the IGF that reflect on critical internet public policy issues for women’s and sexual rights advocates. It among others also highlight on internet rights...

APC perspectives on the revision of the International Telecommunication Regulations
APC perspectives on the revision of the International Telecommunication Regulations 03 November 2012 VB

Current ITRs date from 1988 and considering the changes in the telecoms sector since then it is not surprising that they are up for review. The question is whether the upcoming WCIT poses a ‘threat’ to the internet. See APC’s perspective on the revision of the ITRs.Current ITRs date from 1988 and considering the dramatic changes in the telecoms sector since then it is not surprising ...

Focus on internet and human rights in Azerbaijan: Interview with Vugar Gojayev
Focus on internet and human rights in Azerbaijan: Interview with Vugar Gojayev 08 October 2012 Alan Finlay

“Since the outbreak of the Arab Spring in 2011, government has shown much desire to regulate the internet. The uprising in the Guba district in March 2012 has shown the pivotal role that social media can play in Azerbaijani political life,” says Vugar Gojayev, in an interview related to a forthcoming report he wrote for the Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch 2011 Update I). APCNews:...

Azerbaijan: Q&A on Human Rights and the Internet
Azerbaijan: Q&A on Human Rights and the Internet 13 August 2012 FD

APCNews has interviewed Rebecca Vincent, a human rights consultant and a former U.S. diplomat. She is currently working with ARTICLE 19 to coordinate the International Partnership Group for Azerbaijan, a coalition of international organisations working to promote and protect freedom of expression in Azerbaijan. We were particularly interested in her point of view on the human rights situation o...

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