GISWatch

GISWatch: An annual snapshot of the information society, 10 years running
GISWatch: An annual snapshot of the information society, 10 years running 02 December 2016 Florencia Roveri, from Nodo TAU

Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) has reached its 10th edition, providing the international community with yearly reports on the state of the constantly evolving information society from the perspective of local civil society organisations and experts from all around the world.

GISWatch 2016 on economic, social and cultural rights and the internet coming soon!
GISWatch 2016 on economic, social and cultural rights and the internet coming soon! 25 November 2016 APC

The latest edition of the Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) report will look at the role of the internet in realising economic, social and cultural rights (ESCRs). It will be released at the Internet Governance Forum in Guadalajara, Mexico, on 9 December 2016.

Global Information Society Watch 2015: Sexual rights and the internet
Global Information Society Watch 2015: Sexual rights and the internet 19 November 2015 Various

This edition of GISWatch presents stories from around the world on how the politics of sex and sexual rights activism takes place online. It examines how generally accepted sexual identities, as well as marginalised sexualities, are expressed, regulated and moralised on the internet.    

GISWatch 2015 – Sexual rights and the internet: Launched at IGF 2015
GISWatch 2015 – Sexual rights and the internet: Launched at IGF 2015 12 November 2015 Leila Nachawati Rego

How does the politics of sex and sexual rights activism take place online? How are generally accepted sexual identities, as well as marginalised sexualities, expressed, regulated and moralised on the internet? These are some of the questions addressed by the latest edition of the Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) report, launched at the Internet Governance Forum.

GISWatch 2015 – Sexual rights and the internet: Launching on 12 November!
GISWatch 2015 – Sexual rights and the internet: Launching on 12 November! 02 November 2015 Leila Nachawati Rego

How does the politics of sex and sexual rights activism take place online? How are generally accepted sexual identities, as well as marginalised sexualities, expressed, regulated and moralised on the internet? These are some of the questions that this year’s edition of the Global Information Society Watch report (GISWatch 2015) aims to respond to.    

Watching the watchers: A global monitor of the information society since 2007
Watching the watchers: A global monitor of the information society since 2007 21 May 2015 Leila Nachawati Rego

The Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) aims to build policy analysis skills and methodologies into the work of civil society organisations in the field of ICT for development, democracy and social justice. Today, it makes us very happy to announce that our latest GISWatch report on surveillance has exceeded 10,000 page hits to the main report, becoming the most read in the history of G...

GISWatch: Mexico should legislate on the use of unwarranted government surveillance
GISWatch: Mexico should legislate on the use of unwarranted government surveillance 22 April 2015 Korina Velázquez Ríos

On 14 April, we presented GISWatch 2014 – Communications surveillance in the digital age in the Chamber of Deputies of Mexico. This was possible thanks to the organisations SonTusDatos and APC.

Reports on mass communications surveillance launched in Mexico, South Africa
Reports on mass communications surveillance launched in Mexico, South Africa 13 April 2015 Leila Nachawati Rego

The latest Global Information Society Watch report is devoted to the analysis of communications surveillance in 57 countries. Authors from Mexico and South Africa raised local issues related to surveillance at report launch events.

StrawberryNet GISWatch launch 2014
StrawberryNet GISWatch launch 2014 10 February 2015

<p>Photo: <a href="https://emte.wordpress.com">Társadalomtudományi Tanszék Sapientia Emte Csíkszereda</a>.</p>

GISWatch report on surveillance launched in ten countries
GISWatch report on surveillance launched in ten countries 07 February 2015 Leila Nachawati

From Bolivia to Senegal, ten Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) authors have organised local launches to highlight national reports on the implications of surveillance in local contexts.

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