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APC member Open Culture Foundation: “Digital rights and internet freedom are still new concepts in Taiwan”
APC member Open Culture Foundation: “Digital rights and internet freedom are still new concepts in Taiwan” 06 February 2019 APCNews

Open Culture Foundation (OCF) is a non-profit organisation founded by members of Taiwan’s open source community. Its main goal is to support local communities in the use of open technologies to promote a more innovative society and participatory democracy. APCNews talked to OCF’s digital security trainer Pellaeon Lin and cross-field coordinator Keng Lu about their work and their membership in APC, which they recently joined. APCNews: You work with Taiwanese and international civil so...

What's new on the spectrum? “Let's make sure we can use it for what is needed”: A conversation with Peter Bloom from Rhizomatica
What's new on the spectrum? “Let's make sure we can use it for what is needed”: A conversation with Peter Bloom from Rhizomatica 14 November 2018 APCNews

For the second interview in our spectrum series, we had the chance to speak with Peter Bloom, general coordinator and founder of Mexico-based NGO and APC member organisation, Rhizomatica.   Peter established Rhizomatica in 2009 with the mission of increasing telecommunications access by helping communities to build, own and manage their own low-cost, open source communications infrastructure. Since then, the organisation has helped to establish local telecommunications cooperatives, deve...

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