Strategic use of the internet

Joint statement on WSIS+10 high-level event
Joint statement on WSIS+10 high-level event 26 June 2014

Joint statement on WSIS+10 multistakeholder process As civil society organisations that have been engaged throughout the WSIS+10 Multistakeholder Preparatory Platform (MPP), we welcome the adoption of the WSIS+10 MPP outcome documents. Though the road was a long and at times difficult one, we believe that throughout the MPP a collaborative spirit prevailed in the meetings. Under the able guidance of the Chairperson, Professor Minkin, and with the active participation of all stakeholder grou...

Connecting our rights to #takebackthenet in Barcelona
Connecting our rights to #takebackthenet in Barcelona 11 June 2014 Shawna Finnegan

Last week in Barcelona, APC brought together activists, transformative techies, human rights defenders and academics from across the globe for our 12th tri-annual member meeting at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (BarcelonaTech UPC). Hosted by our member in Spain, Pangea, this week-long event included training on human rights and the internet, strategy meetings on protection from DDoS attacks, open space discussions to #takebackthenet from surveillance, censorship and violence, as ...

Society for Promotion of Alternative Computing and Employment (SPACE)
Society for Promotion of Alternative Computing and Employment (SPACE) 30 July 2013

Where Free and Open Source Software is a way of life, SPACE is an organisation formed and nurtured by a team of professionals and social activists from across Kerala who share the dream of freedom of knowledge. Freedom of knowledge is interrelated to freedoms in other spheres of activities and is fundamental to human development. The objective of SPACE is to promote the use of Free and Open Sou...

VIDEO: Alfredo López, from MayFirst/People LInk, on how to run a progressive & collaborative ISP
VIDEO: Alfredo López, from MayFirst/People LInk, on how to run a progressive & collaborative ISP 10 June 2013 NY

Alfredo López, founder of APC member May First/People Link (MF/PL), shares his experience running a progressive and collaborative ISP. at OpenITP Techno-Activism Third Monday at CUNY Graduate Center NYC on May 20, 2013. May First/People Link - https://mayfirst.org/ - is a membership-led and driven organization comprised of about 450 organizations and another 400 individuals making for a total ...

Online Advocacy Summer University
Online Advocacy Summer University 06 April 2012 Eva Bognar

Online Free Expression and Communication Policy Advocacy: a Toolkit for Media DevelopmentRecent events in Egypt and Tunisia remind us that the development of the internet as a global, free and open resource stands at a perpetual crossroads. The issue of free and open communications is not only relevant in the case of repressive regimes and transitional democracies, but remains crucial across ...

Technology Bundle – the Benefits of Combined Phone and Internet Service in 21st Century
Technology Bundle – the Benefits of Combined Phone and Internet Service in 21st Century 22 November 2011 APC

When you install a Charter cable service that combines phone and internet (and also TV, if you like, making the full three prongs of a triple play package), you get benefits all over the place. Cost, ease of use and cross channel compatibility all come into play, with a host of user friendly features making home communications as intuitive and flexible as you’ve always wanted them to be. Soun...

Applications Open for Camp Sambel 2, Malaysia
Applications Open for Camp Sambel 2, Malaysia 02 November 2011 APC

Bahasa Malaysia Working in partnership with KOMAS, EngageMedia will be hosting a video distribution and public engagement camp for activists from Indonesia, Malaysia, Southern Philippines, Southern Thailand, Singapore, Brunei and East Timor from February 20 to 25, 2012. The camp will be held in Malaysia, and will bring together key cultural groups and individuals to discuss, share skills and co...

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