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Urgent appeal against Japan's secret-protection legislation TOKYO 02 December 2013 By JCAFE and JCA-NET

APC denounces arrest of activists in Egypt
APC denounces arrest of activists in Egypt 28 November 2013 By APC for APCNews

Yesterday, Egyptian authorities issued warrants for the arrest of top secular activists who organised demonstrations against a law passed earlier this week by the military-backed government that bans public political gatherings of ten or more people. (1) Warrants for the arrest of Alaa Abdel-Fattah ...

Social Media: Ethics and Etiquette
Social Media: Ethics and Etiquette 28 November 2013 By Bytes for All for APCNews

New criminal code endangers privacy of Ecuadorians
New criminal code endangers privacy of Ecuadorians 26 November 2013 By Valeria Betancourt for APCNews

The revelations about mass surveillance and data collection by the United States National Security Agency (NSA) sparked outrage from political leaders around the world, including the government and Legislative Assembly of Ecuador. Nevertheless, Ecuadorian authorities are now proposing new legislatio...

Monitoring internet freedom in New Zealand
Monitoring internet freedom in New Zealand 25 November 2013 By Joy Liddicoat for APCNews

Digital Empowerment Foundation honoured at ITU Forum for "Wireless for Communities" project
Digital Empowerment Foundation honoured at ITU Forum for "Wireless for Communities" project 20 November 2013 By APCNews

The Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF), APC member in India, was honoured at the 2013 International Telecommunications Forum Telcom World in Bangkok on 19 November 2013 for the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) – Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) Contest to...