What is becoming increasingly evident is that the choice is not between the alleged neutrality of the impersonal machine and the errors and finiteness of human moderation, as both work in tandem.
APC joined over a hundred civil society organisations, including over 20 members, in supporting an open letter to Facebook encouraging the company “in no uncertain terms, to continue increasing the end-to-end security across Facebook’s messaging services.”
Immaculate Laker from BOSCO Uganda: “I enjoy seeing the lives of the women in rural communities change after connecting to the internet”
New report from UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty raises alarm about the rise of a digital welfare dystopia
Access to the Internet Is Becoming Subject to Increasing Restrictions Worldwide, Including Numerous African Countries, as We Reported a Few Months Ago in “It’s Like Being Cut off From the World”.
“What Is Important in the Digital Rights Campaign in Nigeria and Beyond Is Ensuring That the Connection Between Rights and People’s Day-To-Day Experiences Is Made”
A fundamental issue is that 5g is not human-centred.
Bread&Net Is a Three-Day “Unconference”Where Activists, Technologists, Lawyers, Artists, Trainers, Journalists, Researchers, Entrepreneurs and Others From Across the Middle East and North Africa Region Will Come Together in Beirut, Lebanon From 15 to 17 November to Strengthen Collective Efforts to Advance Human Rights in Digitally Networked Spaces.
Papua (West Papua and Papua Provinces of Indonesia) Is One of Indonesia’s Least Developed and Least Known Regions.
Skin Stories has been known for publishing first-person narratives by people with disabilities, “to bust harmful myths and tell complex stories about disability based on lived experiences,” explains managing editor Shreya Ila Anasuya.
SheConnects is part of an ongoing effort to raise awareness about the opportunities created and threats posed by the internet from the perspective of women.
Online spaces and digital technologies have emerged as a critical and influential site for feminist activism and organising in Africa.
New GenderIT.org edition shares feminist reflections on methodology, ethics and access in research.