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.
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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.
This report presents an up-to-date assessment of internet rights in Turkey, and has been prepared to coincide with the Internet Governance Forum 2014.
A ground breaking report on mass surveillance will be released at the Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul, Turkey on 4 September 2014. The latest edition of the Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) reveals the complicity of both states and corporations in communications surveillance, with reviews on the state of surveillance in 57 countries and reports on key human rights, legal and te...
GISWatch 2013 shows that gains in women’s rights made online are not always certain or stable. It is a call to action, to the increased participation of women in all forms of technological governance and development, and to a reaffirmation and strengthening of their rights online.
“Digitising social welfare: Challenges of privacy” GISWatch report from Korea points out instances where women have leveraged even non-political internet forums to discuss socio-political issues. However, in this interview with Yeo-Kyung Chang, who works with Jinbonet, author Shehla Rashid Shora also remarks how several government policies are exposing women to privacy violations and relat...
Women’s ability to set policy agendas is key to internet governance, and we work constantly to subvert existing power relations with GenderIT.org. It is also the focus of this year’s GISWatch, which GenderIT.org covers in its latest edition.
APC invites applications for a staff coordinator position for Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch), the premier information platform for civil society perspectives on the state of the Information Society on global, regional and national levels. The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall coordination of the GISWatch initiative.
While hidden cameras can document and flag human rights abuses by authoritarian governments, these same videos can then be used to identify dissidents who are later detained and tortured, explains David Sasaki in his introduction to this year’s Global Information Society Watch, which focuses on transparency and accountability online.
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