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.
On 1 September 2014, APC, Tactical Tech and Web Foundation brought together over 150 techies, human rights defenders and rights activists in Istanbul to attend the ninth Internet Governance Forum to a peer-learning event called Disco-tech.
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The 16th annual Allied Media Conference calls for session proposals until 1 March 2014. APC and partners are curating a programme track on digital security and surveillance for organisers and activists.
Some email providers and other internet intermediaries have opted to shut down operations before “big brother’’ interferences gather more momentum.
The Association for Progressive Communications and its member group in Pakistan, Bytes For All, is deeply concerned about Google’s latest business trip to Pakistan. Here are a few questions on Google’s planned policy on data retention and collection.
There are petitions everywhere. Tech-savvy people are outraged. The Telegraph, the British Broadcasting Corporation, the Daily Mail and the Sunday Times publish one story after another about it. What is it? The Big Snoop, or at least, we’ll call it that.
The proposed bill criminalises a number of online activities, granting Japanese authorities extremely broad powers to monitor and investigate their citizens. It also requires network providers to record and hold communications data on all users so it can be used by law enforcement agencies.