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Developing strategy through 2016: An interview with APC's KRA leads Pergamino 12 August 2013 By Flavia Fascendini for APCNews

The APC network has newly adopted a strategic plan that includes five areas of focus that will frame APC’s work for the next four years. Monitoring and recording progressing implementing these five strategic priorities will be championed by five members of the APC staff team. APCNews interview...

UPDATE: APC down time over the weekend of 2 to 4 August
UPDATE: APC down time over the weekend of 2 to 4 August 09 August 2013 By Anriette Esterhuysen for APCNews

Since 10 am on Thursday 1 August 2013, connectivity problems at the data centre where APC servers are hosted through our member, GreenNet, affected most of our websites, email and mailing lists. This appears to be caused by a massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, and a loss of routing...

Speak up about IG issues important to you
Speak up about IG issues important to you 09 August 2013 By AL for APCNews

Although the decentralised nature of the internet, a distributed network of non-hierarchical and independent nodes, seems to contradict the idea of governance, there are several international spaces where principles are discussed and rules are sometimes regulated. One such space is the Working Group...

The internet is an important public sphere for advancement of sexual rights
The internet is an important public sphere for advancement of sexual rights 07 August 2013 By Flavia Fascendini for APCNews

Obama, protect whistleblowers and journalists
Obama, protect whistleblowers and journalists IFEX 04 August 2013 By IFEX