Inside the Digital Society: Lessons from little laptops

1 week 6 days ago

How do we get to the ‘people-centred, inclusive and development-oriented Information Society’ promised at the World Summit in 2003? What lessons can we learn from the experience of One Laptop Per Child?

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Webcomic: The internet's footprint (Part 3)

2 weeks ago

In the third part of the webcomic "The Internet's Footprint", Nadège tells us how greenwashing hides the complex intersections between technologies, territory and capitalism, as well as highlighting the resistance and self-determination of local communities.

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: A guide to circular economies of digital devices (A preview)

2 weeks ago

Digital technologies can help us fight climate change, environmental degradation and pollution, but we must significantly reduce their impact on the planet. One of the key strategies in mitigating this impact is to treat the devices as part of circular economies. This edition of this guide to circular economies of digital devices is a preview, to solicit feedback and suggestions prior to the publication of the full document.

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APC at the IGF 2020: Daily highlights

2 weeks 4 days ago

The annual Internet Governance Forum, the United Nations’ most significant multistakeholder platform for discussing internet governance, is taking place from 2 to 17 November remotely. Here are some highlights on the participation of APC and its members. 

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Virtual Summit on Community Networks in Africa

2 weeks 6 days ago

Community-owned networks provide alternative, locally driven and sustainable solutions that are critical in addressing connectivity gaps in Africa. To explore these solutions, the next session of the Virtual Summit on Community Networks in Africa is taking place on 28 October 2020.

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The Contagion of Hate in India

3 weeks ago

What is the “corona jihad”? In the time of a pandemic, how has hate speech made matters worse for the Muslim population in India? How do we curb hate speech online? These are just some of the questions that this report aims to answer.

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Citizen data and freedom: The fears of people living with HIV in India

3 weeks 5 days ago

India has the world's third-largest population with HIV, after South Africa and Nigeria. This report looked into the situation of people living HIV in India and how their plight was affected by the lockdown measures imposed as a means to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Highlights from Kenya IGF Week 2020

3 weeks 5 days ago

KICTANet, together with partners including APC, is holding the first virtual Kenya Internet Governance Forum (IGF) on 29 October 2020. The Kenya IGF is preceded by the Kenya School of Internet Governance (KeSIG) in what is dubbed the Kenya IGF Week.

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APC policy explainer: Platform responsibility and accountability

4 weeks ago

Companies should use international human rights law as the authoritative global standard for ensuring freedom of expression and other rights on their platforms, not the varying laws of states or their own private interests. In this document, APC explains why and how we work on this issue.

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