internet

APC and Web We Want launch open call for grant proposals

21 May 2015
(Web We Want)

APC is happy to announce that we are partnering with The Web We Want to launch an open call for grant proposals. A limited number of grants will be offered to projects that support local campaign efforts to promote a free and open Web.

The Future of Open and How To Stop It

In 2008, Jonathan Zittrain wrote a book called The Future of the Internet and How To Stop It. In it he argued that the runaway success of the Internet is also the cause of it being undermined, that vested interests were in the process of locking down the potential for innovation by creating walled gardens

What Is Inveneo Doing in the Ebola Response Connectivity Initiative (ERCI) Project?

Inveneo recently co-launched the exciting announcement about its partnership in expanding ICT support in West Africa in order to fight and stop the spread of Ebola. Our team is proud to recently partner up with Cisco, Facebook, EveryLayer, NetHope, and the Paul G.

Kenya: Who Got Funded in 2014?

Which tech companies were funded in Kenya in 2014? I thought I’d compile a list of the ones I know of.
Send me any that I might have missed.

How does internet policy affect Maghreb-Machrek human rights defenders?

22 December 2014
(APCNews)

How does internet policy affect Maghreb-Machrek human rights defenders (HRDs) in their work?

Globalising the Net Neutrality Debate

There are many factors that have the enabled the successful scaling of the Internet into a global phenomenon: a consensus-based, voluntary approach to standards;  decentralised design; and, a vast body of openly-licensed software have all contributed.

Ecuador holds first national meeting on internet governance

MAURITIUS
26 November 2014
(Leila Nachawati for APCNews)

How does the internet work? How is it managed and developed?

Report: No Electricity Means No Internet

“I came to Uganda to run the technical side of a mobile phone company. Instead, I was running the largest  diesel fuel distribution company in the country—in order to run the mobile phone company,” says Francis Kazinduki, former CTO of MTN in Uganda. And he is not alone.

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