The Dangerous Speech Project (DSP) was created to test a simple, original idea: that a particular type of public speech tends to catalyze intergroup violence, and that this knowledge might be used to prevent such violence. DSP works in active, ongoing collaboration with a handful of academics and practitioners, and with selected organizations, to diminish…
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PEN Eritrea was officially recognized as a center at the 80th PEN International Congress in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on 1 October 2014. The center joins a global network of writers in over 100 countries across the globe who campaign to promote literature and defend freedom of expression. Due to the extremely repressive political climate in Eritrea,…
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. They work to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected as our use of technology grows.
Index on Censorship is an international organization that promotes and defends the right to freedom of expression. Index uses a unique combination of journalism, campaigning and advocacy to defend freedom of expression for those facing censorship and repression, including journalists, writers, social media users, bloggers, artists, politicians, scientists, academics, activists and citizens.
Women News Network (WNN) has dedicated itself to bringing global attention to the needs and empowerment of women through online news journalism. Women News Network is a not-for-profit news network bringing in-depth news stories to over 500 UN agencies and NGO affiliates, international offices of legislation, worldwide universities and Schools of Law, as well the…
This Netizen Report begins in China, where netizens have faced greater censorship challenges since the beginning of the new year. From there, the report moves to Tajikistan, where authorities have removed a ban on a number of websites including Facebook and Radio Ozodi. Then, the report move to Pakistan, Iran and beyond.
The increasing importance of information and communication has brought with it another phenomenon: the rise of a surveillance society. Surveillance can be seen as an attempt by the powerful to maintain their dominance, asserting control over communication. At Riseup, the goal is to make a high degree of security easy and accessible for everyone.
The Guardian Project creates easy-to-use apps, mobile OS security enhancements, and customized mobile devices for people around the world to help them communicate more freely, and protect themselves from intrusion and monitoring.
Human rights defenders are increasingly using computers and the Internet. This book (2007) is an introduction to the ever growing and complex world of electronic security.
This handbook contains advice on creating and updating a blog, with no other ambition than that of free expression.(…) The second part is devoted to techniques which can thwart filtering technology .