See you at the Internet Freedom Festival on 5-9 March in Valencia!

Publisher: APCNews     Valencia,

Since its beginning as the Circumvention Tech Festival in 2015, the Internet Freedom Festival (IFF) has grown into one of the largest, most diverse and inclusive gatherings in the internet freedom community.

The IFF is organised around seven themes, focusing on the needs identified by the different communities around the world: On the frontlinesMaking better techTraining and best practicesInternet freedom: Present and futureHealthier networks and organisationsAdvocacy, policy and research, and Journalism, media and communications.

Here is a list of the IFF sessions organised by APC staff and members. Come join us!

Monday March 5th

14:30 - 16:45 Strategizing around online gender-based violence documentation and accompaniment practice

Where: Visual Room


14:30 - 16:45 What will it take to kick the Google habit? A dialogue between service providers and users on the future of autonomous infrastructure


Where: Gallery

Tuesday March 6th

9:45 - 10:45 Queering the internet: Sex, rights and the law in South Asia

Point of View

Where: Think Tank

14:30 - 15:30 Anything you do online can be used against you: Cross-border access to data from a human rights perspective

Derechos Digitales

Where: Think Tank


16:00 - 18:00 APC space at the marketplace

Come join us for a blockchain game!

Where: "La Plaza" space

Wednesday March 7th

9:45 - 12:00 Diversity is our strength: Communications for identity and networking

Where: Attic


9:45 - 10:45 When states are the attackers: State-sponsored harassment in online spaces

Derechos Digitales

Where: Gallery 


11:00 - 12:00 Building feminist infrastructure

Kéfir and Riseup

Where: Gallery


11:00 - 12:00 My face is not a barcode: Self-defence tactics against facial recognition

Derechos Digitales

Where: Think Tank 


12:15 - 13:15 Access models in the global South, zero-rating and net neutrality

Derechos Digitales and Intervozes

Where: Attic 


15:45 - 18:00 Future's thinking applied to internet advocacy and fundraising

Where: Flyover Front

Thursday March 8th

9:45 - 10:45 Sexing the data: Surveillance, gender and sexuality in the global South

Point of View

Where: The Attic

9:45 - 10:45 Creating secure, anonymous and distributed platforms for personal audiovisual archives


Where: Gallery

17:00 - 18:00 Digital rights violations in Palestine


Where: Theater

Friday March 9th

14:30 - 16:45 Design sprint for digital security tips

Derechos Digitales

Where: Visual Room 


Here is the full 2018 schedule and a map to help you find your room!

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