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Computer Aid seeks new Chief executive officer
Computer Aid seeks new Chief executive officer 17 November 2011

APC member Computer Aid international is currently seeking a new Chief executive officer (CEO). The candidate must have previous experience in international development, and ideally information and communication technology for development. Find out more about how to apply. Deadline for applications is Tuesday, December 6 2011.

Turkey abandons unpopular filtering software
Turkey abandons unpopular filtering software 15 August 2011 GJ

Turkey abandons plans to install mandatory filtering software after months of widespread protest. The reversal of this controversial policy shows the power of determined advocacy.

London Riots: Social media does not cause social problems say APC and GreenNet
London Riots: Social media does not cause social problems say APC and GreenNet 14 August 2011 APC/GreenNet

Following last week’s riots, British PM David Cameron said that his government is considering a crackdown on online communications. However he forgets that the same websites and phone networks were also used to locate friends and plan safe exits from trouble-spots. APC and GreenNet issue a statement.    

France to disconnect citizens for file-sharing
France to disconnect citizens for file-sharing 04 August 2011 grady

France has started to disconnect its first users under its new three strikes system. That is, if you are caught file-sharing, you are sent an angry letter telling you to stop. If you persist, you get an angrier letter. Three strikes, and you lose your internet connection for six months.

EROTICS panel at the VIII International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society (IASSCS) Conference
EROTICS panel at the VIII International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society (IASSCS) Conference 30 June 2011

Experts from Brazil, India, South Africa and the USA will be presenting APC’s groundbreaking EROTICS research in Madrid at the VIII International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society Conference on July 9. Session Title: Electronic Sociability, Gender, Sexuality and Internet Regulation Session Chair: Sonia Correa, Brazil Presenters: Horacio Sívori – EROTICS, Bra...

Sexuality 2.0: Online socialising and internet regulation
Sexuality 2.0: Online socialising and internet regulation 30 June 2011 APC

Experts from Brazil, India, South Africa and the USA will be presenting APC’s groundbreaking EroTICs research in Madrid at the VIII International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society Conference on July 9.

The Dutch have done it again
The Dutch have done it again 24 June 2011 grady

From the people who brought you legal marijuana, freaky sex clubs and pickled herring comes the craziest thing yet. Of course, I’m talking about the net neutrality law that just passed through Dutch parliament.

APC's Joy Liddicoat wins the HRC talent competition
APC's Joy Liddicoat wins the HRC talent competition 30 May 2011 grady

APC’s own Joy Liddicoat, project leader of the Connect your rights: Internet rights are human rights campaign, moved the judges in Geneva earlier today with her spoken word performance. Joy clinched the top spot in the competition with a stunning rendition of the classic poem by Robert Frost: “APC’s Oral Statement to the Human Ri

Be part of the online media revolution!
Be part of the online media revolution! 16 May 2011 APC

The International Press Institute is now taking applications for the IPI Press Contest. The goal of the contest is to encourage the expansion of online free media in Africa, the Middle East and Europe by working with mobile, digital and open-source technology.

ICT4D Masters Bursary from University of Manchester
ICT4D Masters Bursary from University of Manchester 15 April 2011 Grady

The University of Manchester’s one-year MSc ICTs for Development degree aims to create “ICT4D champions” who combine technical competencies in information systems and project management with an understanding of development context and practice: http://www.sed.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses/06237/?code=... The 2011 Development Leaders Bursary – worth £6...

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