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Down with misogyny! Women empowered in safe online communications Pergamino 22 August 2013 By Flavia Fascendini for APCNews

One of the outcomes of APC’s project “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online” is to strengthen in a sustainable way the institutional capacity of women’s rights organisations to address technology related violence against women. As part of this work, between January...

For us, free software is not just about software Johannesburg 20 August 2013 By AG for APCNews

The APC network is enthusiastic about its newest member from Kerala, India. SPACE’s membership comes at a critical time when APC has renewed its commitment to implementing and promoting the use of Transformative Technologies. To mark this occasion and to introduce the history and work of SPACE...

Developing strategy through 2016: An interview with APC's KRA leads
Developing strategy through 2016: An interview with APC's KRA leads 12 August 2013 By Flavia Fascendini for APCNews

The APC network has newly adopted a strategic plan that includes five areas of focus that will frame APC’s work for the next four years. Monitoring and recording progressing implementing these five strategic priorities will be championed by five members of the APC staff team. APCNews interview...

UPDATE: APC down time over the weekend of 2 to 4 August
UPDATE: APC down time over the weekend of 2 to 4 August 09 August 2013 By Anriette Esterhuysen for APCNews

Since 10 am on Thursday 1 August 2013, connectivity problems at the data centre where APC servers are hosted through our member, GreenNet, affected most of our websites, email and mailing lists. This appears to be caused by a massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, and a loss of routing...

Speak up about IG issues important to you
Speak up about IG issues important to you 09 August 2013 By AL for APCNews

Although the decentralised nature of the internet, a distributed network of non-hierarchical and independent nodes, seems to contradict the idea of governance, there are several international spaces where principles are discussed and rules are sometimes regulated. One such space is the Working Group...

The internet is an important public sphere for advancement of sexual rights
The internet is an important public sphere for advancement of sexual rights 07 August 2013 By Flavia Fascendini for APCNews