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Access: What did we achieve from 2016 to 2019? 29 September 2020 By APCNews

From 2016 to 2019, we worked for people who are digitally excluded on the basis of where they live, gender, class, disability or identity, to have affordable and sustainable connectivity that allows them to share and communicate. How far did we get? Check it out!

#NoExamShutdown: 4 MENA countries shut down the internet so far “to fight cheating”! 29 September 2020 By Ali Sibai for SMEX

This year, governments in the Middle East and North Africa have continued to shut down and throttle the internet during grade and high school examinations. So far, governments in Jordan, Syria, Algeria, and Sudan have disrupted the internet during examinations.

30th anniversary: Our member Open Culture Foundation shares its vision for APC in the next 10 years
30th anniversary: Our member Open Culture Foundation shares its vision for APC in the next 10 years 25 September 2020 By APCNews

Listen to the vision for the next ten years of APC from our member Open Culture Foundation from Taiwan who envisions APC creating a closer network of our members in Asia and fostering a greater ecosystem around global communities.

APC at the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum 2020
APC at the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum 2020 24 September 2020 By APCNews

The APrIGF 2020 is taking place on 27-30 September. APC is actively supporting its members and networks as they engage in this space, and APC staff are part of the Multistakeholder Group (MSG), Programme Committee, Drafting Committee and Virtual Working Group.

30th anniversary: Our member Unwanted Witness shares its vision for APC in the next 10 years
30th anniversary: Our member Unwanted Witness shares its vision for APC in the next 10 years 24 September 2020 By APCNews

Unwanted Witness envisions APC in 10 years as a formidable and influential force shaping the way technology is governed and utilised to uphold democracy and human rights globally.

Call for solidarity: How the international community can show support for Thai protesters
Call for solidarity: How the international community can show support for Thai protesters 24 September 2020 By Sara Pacia for Coconet

On the anniversary of the 2006 Thai coup, protesters will once again gather at Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand, to call for political changes and democratic reforms. Students as young as 14 years old have been at the forefront of the protests, with some groups demanding ten key reforms, am...

EngageMedia's Pretty Good Podcast: What intermediary liability means for digital rights
EngageMedia's Pretty Good Podcast: What intermediary liability means for digital rights 24 September 2020 By EngageMedia

On this episode of Pretty Good Podcast, Shita Laksmi, Executive Director of Tifa Foundation, chats with EngageMedia about internet intermediary liability, particularly in regards to disinformation on the COVID-19 pandemic and the role of the state in regulating content.

30th anniversary: Our member VOICE shares its vision for APC in the next 10 years
30th anniversary: Our member VOICE shares its vision for APC in the next 10 years 23 September 2020 By APCNews

Listen to the vision for the next ten years of APC from our member VOICE from Bangladesh who envisions APC becoming a more vibrant and connected network.

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