This episode of the podcast "the fire these times", hosted by Lebanese writer Joey Ayoub, explores the danger of assuming that technology can usher in solutions to the climate crisis, as digitalisation comes with its own problems, such as the ecological costs of producing tech products.
A number of key issues for internet rights are on the agenda at HRC41, including the surveillance technology industry and freedom of assembly and association in the digital age. The session also presents the opportunity to address critical violations of internet rights in places like Ecuador, Myanmar, Palestine, Sudan and Tanzania, among others.
What is the state of internet freedoms in Latin America? That is the main question that our partners in Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico and Paraguay set out to answer, as part of the Examining Internet Freedoms in Latin America (EXLILA) project.
Implemented by APC in collaboration with Derechos Digitales (DD), the Examining Internet Freedom in Latin America (EXLILA) project aims to analyse the state of internet freedoms in the region, to strengthen the capacities of NGOs, social movements and other civil society actors, as well as the actions of governments and the private sector, for the promotion and protection of internet rights and...
This document summarizes the discussions in Latin America regarding human rights and the internet. Our intention is to increase the international community’s understanding of the region during the 2014 Internet Government Forum.
Derechos Digitales is an independent, non-profit and non-governmental organisation whose mission is to defend and promote human rights in the digital environment. Its main areas of work include freedom of expression, access to knowledge, transparency and democracy, and privacy and personal data protection.
Dafne Plou, APC WNSP LAC regional coordinator, is a panelist in this congress.