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How did APC contribute to change in 2017? Our annual report is out! 25 September 2018 By FF for APCNews

2017 was a year of transition for APC. This report provides an overview of what APC and its network accomplished during that year.

APC's Karen Banks wins Oxford Internet Institute Award 22 September 2018 By APCNews

Computer networking pioneer Karen Banks, APC's director of operations and a former core part of GreenNet, an APC founding member, was recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

New APC member Damián Loreti: “Media laws are part of the political and legal battlefield”
New APC member Damián Loreti: “Media laws are part of the political and legal battlefield” 21 September 2018 By APCNews

APCNews spoke with Damián Loreti, a new APC individual member and one of the leading experts on freedom of expression in Latin America, on the progress and setbacks in this area in Argentina and the rest of the region.

Free spectrum and freedom of expression in the 21st century
Free spectrum and freedom of expression in the 21st century 21 September 2018 By Adriano Belisário

Based on a review of the basic concepts regarding electromagnetic spectrum and its management, this article explores a few differences between the notions of “free spectrum” and “open spectrum” in order to understand some challenges related to freedom of expression in the 21st century.

Conversations on net neutrality in Bangladesh
Conversations on net neutrality in Bangladesh 20 September 2018 By APCNews

APC member organisation Bytesforall Bangladesh recently conducted a series of interviews with a number of prominent ICT and telecom experts to understand the current landscape, awareness, activities and policy framework around net neutrality in Bangladesh.

Who can still doubt the capacity of community networks to provide universal access?
Who can still doubt the capacity of community networks to provide universal access? 11 September 2018 By APCNews

The Third Summit on Community Networks in Africa took place on 2-7 September 2018 in Eastern Cape, South Africa, with the aim of promoting the creation and growth of community networks on the continent.

Internet rights at the Human Rights Council 39th session
Internet rights at the Human Rights Council 39th session 09 September 2018 By Deborah Brown and Sebastián Becker Castellaro (APC) and Aurora A. Sauter (Access Now)

The 39th session of the HRC is taking place on 10-28 September 2018 in Geneva. A number of reports, resolutions and side events will address the online dimension of human rights issues, in addition to Universal Periodic Review reports that touch on specific governments’ records on internet rights....

Save Your Internet: Delete Article 13
Save Your Internet: Delete Article 13 04 September 2018 By Save Your Internet

In the run-up to the 12 September vote in the European Parliament Plenary, we encourage you to join the Copyright Action Week from 4 to 11 September. The goal is to amplify the voices of communities impacted by Article 13. 

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