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APC members meet in South Africa to craft a collaborative future
APC members meet in South Africa to craft a collaborative future 15 August 2017

Getting all of our members together is a celebration of the work we have done and the work still ahead. After our last members meeting in Barcelona, Spain, in 2014, the APC network is meeting again from 18 to 20 August in Ithala, South Africa.

New report analyses DDoS attacks against Black Lives Matter website
New report analyses DDoS attacks against Black Lives Matter website 19 December 2016

Black Lives Matter is a key movement in the response against police abuse and misconduct. Since 15 April 2016, its website has been protected by Deflect, a programme made available by APC member organisation eQualit.ie, following a spate of distributed denial of service and hacking attacks.

eQualit.ie is hiring!
eQualit.ie is hiring! 05 October 2016

eQualit.ie is an organisation integrated by software developers and system engineers, cryptographers, security auditors, penetration testers, project managers, trainers, anthropologists, communicators and more!

Statement on the recent attacks on Black Lives Matter's website
Statement on the recent attacks on Black Lives Matter's website 12 July 2016

The official Black Lives Matter website (http://blacklivesmatter.com) has experienced a massive denial of service attack starting this past weekend and continuing at this time. The site remains functional due largely to the protections provided by Deflect, a program made available by eQualit.ie.    

Statement on the recent attacks on Black Lives Matter's website
Statement on the recent attacks on Black Lives Matter's website 12 July 2016

The official Black Lives Matter website (http://blacklivesmatter.com) has experienced a massive denial of service attack starting this past weekend and continuing at this time. The site remains functional due largely to the protections provided by Deflect, a programme made available by eQualit.ie.

Latin American organisations demand guarantees for the right to freedom of expression
Latin American organisations demand guarantees for the right to freedom of expression 23 December 2015

Organisations defending and promoting the right to freedom of expression in Latin America, deeply concerned at the extent of media concentration in the Latin American region, issue the following declaration.

Avri Doria
Avri Doria 07 November 2015

APC and Web We Want launch open call for grant proposals
APC and Web We Want launch open call for grant proposals 21 May 2015

APC is happy to announce that we are partnering with The Web We Want to launch an open call for grant proposals. A limited number of grants will be offered to projects that support local campaign efforts to promote a free and open Web.

New Canadian anti-terrorism law: The beginning of the end of the right to privacy?
New Canadian anti-terrorism law: The beginning of the end of the right to privacy? 11 May 2015

On 6 May 2015, the anti-terrorism Bill C-51 was passed by the Canadian Parliament. Launched after the attacks of October 2014 that cost the lives of four people (the attackers and two military personnel), the law grants additional powers to the Canadian spy agency, including conducting disruptive actions.For some observers, this new law is “a version of the US Patriot Act on steroids̶...

New APC member eQualit.ie: “Encryption is your friend”
New APC member eQualit.ie: “Encryption is your friend” 02 December 2014

Just last month, the APC network was joined by a new organisation, eQualit.ie. Based in Montreal, the six-person team develops free/libre and open source software that focuses on privacy, online security and information management. Our network coordinator, Karel Novotný interviewed eQualit.ie’s founder and director Dmitri Vitaliev about their expertise in security and interest in partner...