· March, 2012

Stories about Advocacy from March, 2012

26 March 2012

Netizen Report: Resistance Edition

Pakistan’s anti-censorship activists recently proved how coordinated, global and local action can make a real difference. Meanwhile the global fight for netizen rights in cyberspace continues. Weiping Li, Mera Szendro...

21 March 2012

Advocacy, Audience and Agency in Kony 2012: Moving from Critique to Action

Looking at the meta-debate that's emerged in the days since “Kony 2012″ was launched, I propose two key questions that can help us turn critique of the campaign into action.

18 March 2012

Bahrain: Where is Ali Abdulemam?

As I daily check my facebook messages and notifications, I also check Ali Abdelemam’s profile. Everyday I wonder if there are any posts from him. Everyday I check his wall...

9 March 2012

Internet Freedom in Southeast Asia

Cyber political pundits, bloggers and Facebook activists in Thailand often feel deeply frustrated and annoyed with their lack of liberty to write at will. Yet netizen's frustration with seemingly increasing...

7 March 2012

How to Find and Protect Yourself Against the Pro-Syrian-Government Malware on Your Computer

A few weeks ago, we started seeing reports of a Trojan called Darkcomet RAT on computers belonging to Syrian activists which would capture webcam activity, disable the notification setting for...

Netizen Report: Community Edition

In this week’s Netizen Report we are excited to spotlight the ways in which the global netizen community is turning the Internet into a platform of participatory politics and preserving...

3 March 2012

Keep the Pressure On: Canadian Online Surveillance Bill on Pause, But the Fight Continues

Last Saturday, the Canadian government announced it would put proposed online surveillance legislation temporarily “on pause” following sustained public outrage generated by the bill. Since its introduction two weeks ago,...

2 March 2012

Mexico Adopts Alarming Surveillance Legislation

The Mexican legislature today adopted a surveillance legislation that will grant the police warrantless access to real time user location data. The bill was adopted almost unanimously with 315 votes...