ICTDev Pulse

Exploring the impact of internet protocols and architectures on human rights

The Human Rights Protocol Considerations Research Group (HRPC) in the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) is about to gather for its 11th meeting in a little over three years, on Thursday, 28 March.

"Users across the globe may well see a rise in automated censorship and filtering thanks to the European Parliament"

The updated EU copyright directive, which was voted on and approved on Tuesday, 26 March, poses a threat to creativity and freedom of expression online.

Despots and disruptions: The greater the tendency to authoritarianism, the higher the chances of internet shutdowns

2019 started with five African countries facing internet disruptions, a very dangerous trend that reveals a rise in authoritarianism on the continent.

Senegal’s New eLearning Platform Helps Prevent Service Disruptions as Health Workers Train

By Moussa Dia,
Technical advisor for health systems performance, IntraHealth International
March 21, 2019
Unlike other online platforms, it covers several areas of care and is useful for all types of health workers.
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