News

This section features articles that are meant to inform readers about perspectives, issues and debates around certain topics considered relevant within the ICT arena, as well as highlights about all those activities and themes that matter to the APC network and the spaces we engage in.

Lawsuit calls for ban on use of facial recognition technologies by São Paulo subway system 08 March 2022 By Intervozes

The Brazilian civil society organisations and public defenders who filed the suit stressed that the facial recognition system currently in use violates the legal requirements established in Brazilian legislation and international treaties.

Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 44 24 February 2022 By APCNews

Welcome to the 44th monthly round-up of developments impacting your local access networks and community-based initiatives. Meet the first ever community network national school in South Africa, Indonesia, Nigeria, Kenya and Brazil.

LaLibre.net Tecnologías Comunitarias joins the APC network: "This link will allow us to strengthen our organisation and generate new networking opportunities"
LaLibre.net Tecnologías Comunitarias joins the APC network: "This link will allow us to strengthen our organisation and generate new networking opportunities" 28 January 2022 By APCNews

Meet new APC member LaLibre.net Tecnologías Comunitarias in Ecuador, which is committed to social justice, autonomy, digital sovereignty, human rights, the rights of nature, and a free and feminist internet.

Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 43
Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 43 27 January 2022 By APCNews

Welcome to the 43rd monthly round-up of developments impacting your local access networks and community-based initiatives.

Online launch: Community radio enabling women's empowerment in remote communities of India
Online launch: Community radio enabling women's empowerment in remote communities of India 26 January 2022 By APCNews

How have women found self-expression through community radio? On 1 February at 10:00 UTC, IIT Bombay will present and discuss a new research report focusing on diverse experiences in India. 

Virtual Summit on Community Networks in Africa: Billing solutions for community networks
Virtual Summit on Community Networks in Africa: Billing solutions for community networks 21 January 2022 By By Internet Society and APC

Join us for the third session of the Virtual Summit on Community Networks in Africa 2021-2022 that will take place on 26 January 2022 at 12:00 to explore strategies and tools for implementing billing solutions in different initiatives.

APC: UN Tech envoy should support an open, global and interoperable internet
APC: UN Tech envoy should support an open, global and interoperable internet 21 January 2022 By APC

APC welcomes the process for the selection of a new UN Envoy on Technology and stands ready to support the new mandate holder, given their central role in promoting improved coordination for internet governance and global digital cooperation.

IAWRT-K joins the APC network: "We recognise the rich networking opportunities and the possibility of building synergy through advocacy and partnerships"
IAWRT-K joins the APC network: "We recognise the rich networking opportunities and the possibility of building synergy through advocacy and partnerships" 13 January 2022 By APCNews

Meet the International Association of Women in Radio and Television - Kenya (IAWRT-K), a Nairobi-based chapter of the global non-profit and one of the recent additions to the APC member network.

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