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APC's Written Submission on the South Africa Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill
APC's Written Submission on the South Africa Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill 02 December 2015 APC

Written Submission by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill. Draft for public comment 1. The Association for Progressive Communications (APC), established in 1990, is an international network of civil society organisations dedicated to empowering and supporting groups and individuals working for peace, human rights, development and protection of the environment, through the strategic use of information and communication technologies (IC...

Alex Comninos' Preliminary Comments on the South Africa Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill
Alex Comninos' Preliminary Comments on the South Africa Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill 02 December 2015 Alex Comminos

Preliminary Comments on the South Africa Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill (Draft for Public Comment) Submitted independently by Alex Comninos (MsocSci International Relations – University of Cape Town), Independent Researcher and Doctoral Candidate Justus Liebig University Giessen. I am a South African citizen and information and communication technologies researcher. I have published and spoken at international fora on cybersecurity, and my publications can be found at http://www.comnino...

South Africa Cybercrimes Bill will be impossible to implement without violating rights
South Africa Cybercrimes Bill will be impossible to implement without violating rights 02 December 2015 APC

Source: Tactical Tech on Flickr Cyber security is essential for the exercise of both online and offline rights, as it is key to privacy and the protection of personal data. At APC we understand the need for a cyber crime and cyber security bill to make South Africa a safer place online. However, we suggest, along with many experts from different backgrounds, that the Bill be rejected in its cur...

Joint statement calling on the National Assembly of Pakistan to vote against the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill in its current form
Joint statement calling on the National Assembly of Pakistan to vote against the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill in its current form 30 November 2015

Joint statement calling on the National Assembly of Pakistan to vote against the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill in its current form Article 19, Digital Rights Foundation, Human Rights Watch, Privacy International, the Association for Progressive Communications and other organisations remain seriously concerned by the proposed Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill in Pakistan. Regrettably, ...

We urge the National Assembly of Pakistan to vote against the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill
We urge the National Assembly of Pakistan to vote against the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 30 November 2015

At APC, we remain concerned about the proposed Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill in Pakistan, which poses grave risks to freedom of expression, the right to privacy, and access to information in the country. This is why we have joined local organisations Bytes for All, Pakistan (B4A) and Media Matters for Democracy, both members of the APC network, along with Privacy International, Digital R...

Uganda anti homosexuality bill boomeranging back on the web
Uganda anti homosexuality bill boomeranging back on the web 05 December 2012 FD

End Homophobia wrist band, Dec 2010. © Felix Masi/DemotixDo you remember the culture jamming actions against the websites of the president and the government of Ugandalast August? Anonymous activists managed to modify content on presidential and governmental websites in a way that showed the government as apologizing to the Ugandan LGBT community for repeated persecution of gays and lesbians. ...

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