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Security vulnerabilities at the IGF registration process BALI 25 October 2013 By APCNews

Two of the main areas traditionally discussed in the IGF are security and privacy and the fundamental role they play in making the internet a safe space for us all to exercise our right to freedom of expression, freedom of association, and freedom of assembly.This year’s edition was not and ex...

IGF 2013: How does gender intersect with internet governance? 25 October 2013 By Nadine Moawad for GenderIT.org

The IGF has taken constructive steps to integrate gender equality into its space, processes and issues. Increasing the understanding of gender and internet specific concerns within the internet governance framework and debates is part of the Women’s Rights Programme agenda, and for this purpos...

Book launch: Global Information Society Watch 2013
Book launch: Global Information Society Watch 2013 20 October 2013 By APCNews

Book launch: Global Information Society Watch 2013 Women’s rights, gender and ICTs IGF Day 2: Wednesday, 23 October 12:30 Room #7 Kintamani 1 Lunch will be provided Remote participation will be available Why is the struggle against violence against women online often understood as a call for cens...

GenderIT.org at the eighth IGF: Support the women who support a free internet!
GenderIT.org at the eighth IGF: Support the women who support a free internet! 18 October 2013 By Flavia Fascendini for GenderIT.org

Activists share best practices in cybersecurity at the 2013 Internet Governance Forum
Activists share best practices in cybersecurity at the 2013 Internet Governance Forum 17 October 2013 By Mallory Knodel for APCNews

The IGF is a crucial meeting point for civil society. While the multi-stakeholder processes of the IGF itself will address the national and global state of privacy and security at the policy level, civil society must also act in parallel to protect human rights such as freedom of expression, associa...