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French "right to be forgotten" ruling could be devastating for freedom of expression globally 19 April 2017 for APCNews

APC joined 17 non-governmental organisations from across the globe in a legal submission before France’s highest court, the Council of State (Conseil d’État), raising serious concerns about a ruling of France’s data protection authority, the Commission nationale de l’informat...

APC seeks experienced finance associate 12 April 2017 for APCNews

APC seeks to appoint an experienced Finance Associate Main purpose of the job: The successful candidate will join the APC finance team with the responsibility to carry out specific financial and administration tasks under the supervision of the Finance Manager. She or he will wor...

APC is looking for a publications and multimedia coordinator
APC is looking for a publications and multimedia coordinator 12 April 2017 for APCNews

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is looking for someone with a background in strategic communications, multimedia design skills, and experience in coordinating the production of print and digital publications to join its communications team. The selected candidate will be respons...

Measuring women's rights online in the Philippines
Measuring women's rights online in the Philippines 11 April 2017 for APCNews

How do we measure women’s rights online? Even if women have access to the internet, what kind of environment are they able to access online? Are digital spaces safe for women? These are some of the questions that APC member Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) addressed in i...

APC statement on emerging tension between corporate interests and users' digital rights
APC statement on emerging tension between corporate interests and users' digital rights 09 April 2017 for APCNews

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is concerned over the adoption of encrypted media extensions (EME) by the main international standards-setting body for the web, the World Wide Web Consortium, a controversial move which would lead to excessive information controls and introduce s...

APC IMPACT call for national research consultant: Research on criminalisation of expression on the internet
APC IMPACT call for national research consultant: Research on criminalisation of expression on the internet 08 April 2017 for APCNews

Research on criminalisation of expression on the internet Background The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is undertaking research on the criminalisation of expression in India, Malaysia, Pakistan and Myanmar. In this regard, APC is calling for civil society organisations, r...

APC IMPACT call for regional coordinator consultant: Research on criminalisation of expression on the internet
APC IMPACT call for regional coordinator consultant: Research on criminalisation of expression on the internet 08 April 2017 for APCNews

Research on criminalisation of expression on the internet Background The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is undertaking research on the criminalisation of expression in India, Malaysia, Pakistan and Myanmar. In this regard, APC is calling for researchers with a firm backgr...

Storify: RightsCon 2017
Storify: RightsCon 2017 03 April 2017 for APCNews

APC joined organisations, tech companies, universities, startups and governments from 95 countries attending the 2017 RightsCon taking place in Brussels, Belgium, on 29-31 March. [View the story "RightsCon 2017: " on Storify]