· February, 2013

Stories about Advocacy from February, 2013

26 February 2013

“Don’t Fear the Internet”: Exceptions to Copyright in Chile

With this new video from the #NoTemasaInternet (Don't fear the Internet) campaign, NGO Derechos Digitales shows the exceptions to copyright they have in Chile. They also want to encourage us...

22 February 2013

GVA: Promoting User Rights at the UN

Next week, hundreds of Internet technology and policy experts will gather in Paris for the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), where they will discuss and debate some of...

Pakistan: The “Access Is My Right” Campaign

Pakistani Internet rights NGO Bytesforall has started an online campaign about internet filtering and online censorship. Using storytelling, infographics, and more, the "Access Is My Right" campaign aims to raise...

21 February 2013

Insult or Injury? Exploring Online Defamation

In many countries, the line between the right to free expression and a person's right to protect his or her reputation is a blurry one. In the Internet age, the...

18 February 2013

[Video] “Don’t Fear the Internet”: Wikipedia, Copyright, and Free Expression Online

In this video interview from the #NotemasaInternet (Don’t fear the Internet) campaign on online copyright, we talked to Osmar Valdebenito of Wikimedia, a foundation that coordinates and makes the infrastructure...

6 February 2013

It's Time for Transparency Reports to Become the New Normal

Surveillance is a growth industry: every existing report shows that the number of government requests for user data is rising, and this trend shows no sign of abating. Transparency reports...

Surveillance Camp III: On the Expanding Online Security Market in Latin America

Recently, we wrote about how companies throughout the world increasingly face political and legal pressures to assist governments in their surveillance efforts and the many ways in which the private...

Surveillance Camp II: Privatized State Surveillance

This is the second in a series of posts mapping global surveillance challenges discussed at EFF’s Surveillance Camp in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Several Global Voices Advocacy Members actively participated...