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We would like to see the IGF focus on the internet in relation to poverty and discrimination. Access is growing, but to ensure that it is inclusive we need to focus on those people who are still left behind.
More than 10 years after the realisation of WSIS, open, affordable and free internet access remains a critical challenge. There is growing concern about the significant digital divides that still exist, such as those between and within countries and between women and men.
What worked well? What did not work so well? What are our suggestions for improvements in 2018? Read APC's submission to the IGF Community Public Consultation: Taking stock of the 2017 work programme and 12th IGF and suggestions for the 13th IGF.
We welcome this topic because it is current and integral to our work. On the one hand there is a lot of “noise” in the mainstream media about so-called “fake news” and what appears to be a fairly rushed response from platforms consisting of increasing in-house regulation of content. On th...
The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and 7amleh - The Arab Centre for Social Media Advancement submit this statement ahead of the Human Rights Council 37th session to express our grave concern regarding the crackdown on freedom of expression and infringements on privacy online for...
The Association for Progressive Communications, ARTICLE 19, IFEX and Privacy International are gravely concerned about the growing crackdown by states on secure digital communications, including encryption and technologies that enhance anonymity and confidentiality.
APC welcomes the opportunity to engage in this dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy. We commend his report's gendered approach to privacy and surveillance and the recognition that violations to privacy form part of online gender-based violence.