Open Letter: Facebook, Fix "Real Name” Policy

7 October 2015

A group of NGOs, including APC, have sent an open letter to Facebook, in representation of individuals who have experienced harm as a result of Facebook’s “real name” policy.

APC welcomes appointment of UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy

17 July 2015
(APC for APCNews)

APC welcomes the appointment of Mr. Joseph Cannataci as the first United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy, which was announced on 3 July. Cannataci’s appointment is a historic step to address the right to privacy at the global level.

Whistleblowers need strong legal protections to protect them from retaliation

17 July 2015
(APC for APCNews)

APC submits a statement to UN special rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and

ICANN's new proposal will endanger domain owners and impact those who come from marginalised communities

10 July 2015
(APC for APCNews)

APC’s research shows that the reality of online abuse should be a serious concern for all those working on internet governance, development and access. Initiatives like ICANN’s new Domain Registration proposal are steps in the opposite direction.

Global Commission on Internet Governance: "Confidence must be restored in the Internet, because trust is eroding"

20 April 2015
(APC for APCNews)

Confidence must be restored in the internet in order for it to remain a global engine o

APC welcomes decision to appoint Special Rapporteur on Privacy

26 March 2015
(APC for APCNews)

After sustained pressure from civil society organisations, and under the leadership of the gov

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