Release of the Human Rights Impact Assessment of Facebook in India

4 days 13 hours ago

In 2020, Facebook (now Meta) commissioned the law firm Foley Hoag to conduct a Human Rights Impact Assessment (HRIA) to evaluate its role in spreading hate speech and incitement to violence on its services in India. A year and a half later, the HRIA has not yet been released.

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Hashtag Palestine 2021

1 week ago

The seventh annual report “Hashtag Palestine” illuminates the digital rights violations of Palestinians and pro-Palestinian advocates online, at the hands of the three authorities as well as different social media companies in relation to the escalations and developments on the ground.

lori

Inside the Digital Society: Living with artificial intelligence

1 week ago

The emergence of general purpose AI will be “the most profound change in human history,” according to the BBC's latest Reith lectures. How should we think through the potential risks and opportunities of all this AI in the coming future? 

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Sembrando cambios: KICTANet propone utilizar una lente de género para promover enfoques centrados en la comunidad durante y después de la pandemia

1 week 1 day ago

[This is a test... -- k054] ¿Cómo contribuyen los miembros de APC a mejorar la vida de su comunidad? KICTANet se dedica a crear redes  para destacar voces diversas, recabar evidencia y promover regulaciones que habiliten  las TIC en Kenya. La ausencia de voces de mujeres y la información sobre el impacto local de la COVID-19 fueron el foco de la última investigación realizada. 

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Job opportunity with APC: GenderIT coordinator and editor

2 weeks ago

The Women's Rights Programme of the Association for Progressive Communications (APC WRP) is looking for a content production coordinator and experienced editor to join APC’s virtual office and help support our exciting work.

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APC statement at the virtual, informal consultative discussion with the Chair of the Open-ended Working Group on developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security

1 month 1 week ago

In this statement, APC calls on the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) to recognise that existing and emerging cyber threats impact differently on groups subject to intersecting forms of discrimination, including women and people of diverse sexualities and gender expressions.

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APC co-founder Carlos Afonso inducted into Internet Hall of Fame

1 month 1 week ago

The APC community celebrates this well-deserved recognition of the contributions made by Afonso, who was one of the original founders of APC over 30 years ago and has continued to play an active and invaluable role in the network up until today.

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