· September, 2013

Stories about Advocacy from September, 2013

25 September 2013

Queer Pakistan is Blocked: Double-Edged Sword of Media Coverage?

A newly launched website to support Pakistan's LGBT youth has been banned by the authorities. Was Queer Pakistan a victim of its own successful publicity?

24 September 2013

The Public Voice: Join a Global Conversation on Privacy

On Tuesday, September 24, The Public Voice coalition will hold a privacy and consumer protection meeting, in an effort to build a bridge between policymakers, your privacy, and you. Anyone...

16 September 2013

US Power and the Not-So-Democratic Global Internet

The US government has a disproportionately large influence on global Internet policy. What if these policies don't work for the rest of the world?

Digital Citizen 1.1 المواطن الرقمي

Digital Citizen is a monthly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World. This is our second edition.

9 September 2013

Minister Wins Damages Against Zambian Gossip Website

In a US court, Zambia's Deputy Commerce Minister has won a lawsuit against Zambian gossip site Kachepa360. Critics fear that citizen media sites reporting on government activities may soon face...

4 September 2013

Netizen Report: World Cyberattack Week?

Hacker groups attacked major websites in China, Palestine and the US last week. Meanwhile, Facebook released its first transparency report and announced new "proposed updates" to its data use policy.

1 September 2013

Safeguard Your Videos with a New Guide from WITNESS

It is now easier than ever to capture video of public events and build a large archive quickly. But these files easily can be lost or damaged. WITNESS' new guide...