Technology is constantly evolving, with new advances in areas like artificial intelligence which, on one hand, claims to help humans in making tasks easy, but on the other, reinforces harmful societal stereotypes. This piece explores the portrayal of gender through AI in pop culture and chatbots.
A gender-sensitive approach to cyber capacity building understands and considers the gendered impacts and implications of cyber threats, and calls for specific steps to address the needs, priorities and capacities of women and people of diverse sexualities, gender expressions and identities.
A gender approach to cybersecurity is a perspective that seeks to rethink individual and collective responsibilities for the cybersecurity of individuals and groups, making cybersecurity responsive to the complex, differentiated and intersectional needs of people based on a wide range of factors.
Derechos Digitales has mapped cases involving the abusive use of cybercrime regulation to silence and criminalise women and LGBTQIA+ people around the world, and the results warn of the inherent danger of imposing international standards in this matter without building in human rights safeguards.
In this issue, we are inspired by women who are cultivating community networks in their regions. Welcome to the 59th monthly round-up of developments impacting your local access networks and community-based initiatives.
This open letter to the UK government from over 80 national and international civil society organisations, including APC, academics and cyberexperts raises concerns about the serious threat to the security of private and encrypted messaging posed by the Online Safety Bill.
As Twitter morphs and bends under its new monopolistic individual owner, a look at the source of its massive influence and some issues of concern.
Content moderators and AI trainers spend hours making the internet safer for others, while constantly struggling with the serious repercussions of being exposed to disturbing content without any support or fair compensation from the tech companies they work for.
An inclusive approach to participation requires that the UN addresses the limited space for civil society engagement. The UN now has the chance to consolidate the modalities of participation that allow for a broader, more inclusive, effective and climate-friendly human rights system.
The UN's Global Digital Compact (GDC) seeks to develop a common understanding of key digital principles by taking an inclusive approach to internet governance. The APC network has been actively engaging in the GDC process by participating in numerous UN-led consultations, discussions and submissions.