Inside the Digital Society: Tweet tweet

1 month 1 week ago

Our columnist reflects on five issues for the wider internet environment raised by Elon Musk’s planned acquisition of Twitter, including for human rights, freedom of expression and corporate accountability.

Gaurav

Cambodia should scrap rights-abusing National Internet Gateway

1 month 1 week ago

APC and other civil society organisations are concerned that the gateway will supercharge the government’s censorship capabilities, allowing it to scale up its website blocking, and could generate self-censorship online among critical voices and independent media outlets.

lori

Feminist by Design: COVID-19, homophobia and the Bolsonarista vernacular

1 month 2 weeks ago

After the election of Jair Bolsonaro as president, Brazilian social media became an increasingly fertile ground for the exercise of public violence. This article focuses on two episodes that illustrate social media engagement with homophobic hate speech uttered by or attributed to Bolsonaro.

lori

Feminist by Design: Feminist internet research is messy

1 month 2 weeks ago

Feminist internet research is messy and conducting meta-research on feminist internet research is even messier. This critically reflective article argues that the messiness of research is not something to shy away from but rather to embrace.

lori

Feminist by Design: How to build a feminist internet and why it matters

1 month 3 weeks ago

"Feminist by Design", an edition of the APRIA journal, is ambitious in its title and aims. It showcases research journeys, findings and feminist intentions, bringing together a diverse group of researchers from around the world who were part of the Feminist Internet Research Network.

lori

Local Access: What does it take for communities to make change happen?

1 month 4 weeks ago

What does it take for communities to make change happen? In this newsletter, discover the elements that make it possible for community networks to emerge and enable rural development in Zimbabwe. Welcome to the 46th monthly round-up of developments impacting your community-based initiatives.

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