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Launch of the 2018 edition of GISWatch on community networks at the IGF 08 November 2018 By APCNews

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be the venue where APC launches the new edition of its annual publication Global Information Society Watch. This year, the theme of the report is community networks. Join us for a conversation with the authors on 13 November from 13:30 to 15:00!

What's new on the spectrum? "Regulation cannot be static: Flexibility is required to accompany technological advances" - A conversation with Carlos Afonso from Nupef 07 November 2018 By APCNews

Like other common goods, spectrum has historically been subject to gradual curtailment and private ownership. There are opportunities to change this scenario, which will depend on a new understanding of what the spectrum is and how to use it, as well as participation by civil society in debates...

APC at the Internet Governance Forum 2018
APC at the Internet Governance Forum 2018 02 November 2018 By APCNews

APC is mobilising for the 13th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Paris, France, where it will be participating in activities from 11 to 14 November 2018. Don't miss the APC party on 13 November, and check out these other events that APC and its members are involved in.

The battle for sex worker's rights online: Proposed SESTA-FOSTA law in USA
The battle for sex worker's rights online: Proposed SESTA-FOSTA law in USA 01 November 2018 By Azia Keever for GenderIT.org

An unexpected duo, tech bros and sex workers, banded together in the United States in opposition to two bills meant to curb online sex trafficking.

Take Back the Tech! Magic formulas: Feminist strategies against online gender-based violence
Take Back the Tech! Magic formulas: Feminist strategies against online gender-based violence 01 November 2018 By Take Back the Tech

For the "16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence" campaign, we’re highlighting the work of the vibrant Take Back the Tech! network. Join us from 25 November to 10 December as we test formulas and recipes with campaigns all over the world!

Disco-tech Paris: Join us in this pre-IGF event on disability and accessibility to the internet
Disco-tech Paris: Join us in this pre-IGF event on disability and accessibility to the internet 01 November 2018 By APCNews

The Internet Governance Forum kicks off on Monday, 12 November 2018, in Paris, France. On the evening of Sunday, 11 November, from 19:30 to 22:00, APC and Hivos/DDP will host the event Disco-tech Paris, under the theme, “Breaking through the walls of an inaccessible internet”.

Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 11
Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 11 25 October 2018 By APCNews

Welcome to the eleventh monthly round-up of developments impacting your local access networks.

APC at the IGF 2018: Event coverage
APC at the IGF 2018: Event coverage 23 October 2018

This year's Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will take place from 12 to 14 November at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France. The overall theme of the event is “Internet of Trust”. We are heading to Paris to capture the activities and highlights of #IGF2018, and we hope to see you there.

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