Inside the Digital Society: Digital COVID - Looking back and forward

2 months 1 week ago

David Souter has been looking back over the pieces he wrote about COVID’s impact on the digital society, present and future. Before this column enters its Northern summer/Southern winter break, he thought the time had come for some reflection on how that has been going.

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#MeToo India: The limits of analysis

2 months 1 week ago

Researcher Nayantara Ranganathan analyses tweets with the hashtag #metooindia, and examines the possibilities, limits and contradictions of studying a movement through a dataset of tweets centred around a phrase.

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Inside the Digital Society: Digital accountability

2 months 2 weeks ago

Look back at the early days of digital enthusiasm, and you’ll find many assumptions. “Good things” (or opportunities) were often emphasised in digital literature back then; less good things (or risks) less so.

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Day 3 of Advocacy International: Getting comfortable with protocols

2 months 3 weeks ago

Day 3 of the "Advocacy International: Advancing our digital rights agenda for Asia" workshop was one of contrasts, with the first two sessions covering advocacy and technical spaces in terms of how they function, and the last speaking to the experience of civil society as they engage in them.

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Day 2 of Advocacy International: Understanding the complex world of the UN

2 months 3 weeks ago

In the continuation of the “Advocacy International: Advancing our digital rights agenda for Asia” workshop, the day was spent deep-diving into the United Nations ecosystem: basic information about it, its mechanisms, and the spaces it offers for leveraging international advocacy.

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HRC47: APC oral statement on gendered disinformation

2 months 3 weeks ago

APC welcomes the report of the Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression, in particular its recognition of gendered disinformation online and the recommendation to states and companies to confront it, as well as to give special attention to its consequences in the offline world.

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HRC47: Joint oral statement on Colombia

2 months 3 weeks ago

Karisma, FLIP, ILEX, CEJIL, IFEX, Derechos Digitales and APC urge the Human Rights Council to call on the Colombian state to guarantee, respect and protect the exercise of human rights online and offline in the country.

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