· April, 2012

Stories about News from April, 2012

Big Brother Awards Requite Privacy Invaders

The Big Brother Awards created by the organisation Privacy International in the United Kingdom to shame privacy invaders are now held in many countries across Europe and around the world....

Mapping the Best Resources for Digital Advocates

The engine room is a new organization that’s trying to improve coordination between advocates, technologists and support organizations. They want your input on a new Social Tech Census to map...

Netizen Report: Firewall Edition

On April 12, the Chinese Internet was cut off from the global Internet for about two hours, for reasons that remain unknown. Meanwhile, netizens around the world have been busy...

How Should We Govern the Internet? Livestream of Global INET Forum 2012

An important meeting on Internet governance issues is taking place in Geneva, Switzerland from April 23-23, 2012. Participate remotely to follow discussions on privacy, net neutrality, IPv6, security, digital content...

Arab World: Technology in the Time of Revolution

The Arab uprisings have created a debate about the role played by social media and mobile technology in bringing change. Whatever conclusion you come to on that subject, activists certainly...

Guinea-Bissau: Top Blogger Detained, Beaten by Military After Coup

Aly Silva is one of the most important bloggers in the small west African country of about 1 million people, if not the most important (see this Global Voices interview...

Netizen Report: Legislative Edition

Democratic nations face a challenge in finding the right balance between national security imperatives on the one hand and the need to protect citizens’ freedoms on the other. In this...

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