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Código Sur, APC’s new member: “We need more solidarity and networking”
Código Sur, APC’s new member: “We need more solidarity and networking” 30 October 2017 APC

Código Sur is made up of people belonging to different social movements that are seeking to develop and socialise communications. They believe in a new model of knowledge production and cultural construction that implies resisting processes of privatisation of life, knowledge, communications and culture. They offer services with free/libre and secure technologies for organisations, movements and collectives that promote human rights, ecology, communications, technology, individual and collec...

2014 Chris Nicol FLOSS Prize winner SPACE Kerala: “What we've done is quite unique”
2014 Chris Nicol FLOSS Prize winner SPACE Kerala: “What we've done is quite unique” 07 August 2014

In Kerala, India, “free software is a way of life” thanks to a community-based organisation that improves lives with ICTs. The Society for Promotion of Alternative Computing and Employment (SPACE) was founded in 2003 by a group of free/libre and open source software activists based in Kerala, India. In 2007, SPACE began training blind persons in computer literacy. In June 2014, their initiative Insight – ICT for the Differently Abled won SPACE the APC Chris Nicol FLOSS Prize. Insight i...

Open source software an important political tool, says MayFirst/People Link
Open source software an important political tool, says MayFirst/People Link 03 October 2012

For many, free and open source software gives them access to programmes they could otherwise never afford to have. For others, it is a complicated and overwhelmingly technical environment that they would rather stay away from altogether; but for Jamie McClelland, Director of APC member May First/People Link in New York City, free and open source software (FOSS) is an important tool fo...

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