GFMD, along with over fifty other civil society organisations, signed an open letter to Facebook in support of their plans to increase end-to-end security across its services and products.
Ranking Digital Rights (RDR) launched their 2019 Corporate Accountability Index. It was found that most companies have taken steps to improve, but they have a long way to go before the Internet supports and sustains human rights for everyone.
24 October – London, UK Hosted by Mozilla and Hacks/Hackers, Misinfocon 5.0 will help take important strides in both exploring the global implications of misinformation as well as identifying methods of fighting it.
Deadline: 26 October
Internews is requesting proposals for small grants for Digital Rights Advocacy. The grants provided are up to US$5,000 each.
Deadline: 28 October
ARTICLE 19 is hiring a new Head of European and Central Asia Program Leader to be based in either Amsterdam or London.
A new (free) online training course to help journalists in Africa become more aware of their rights and responsibilities in terms of copyright has launched on 19 September by the Ethical Journalism Network (EJN).
Deadline: 24 September
The Chevening Western Balkans Cyber Security Fellowship provides fellows with an understanding of policy and legislative approaches in cyber security and its implications for national security, commercial opportunity, crime prevention, and the right to privacy.
The Digital Freedom Fund supports strategic litigation on digital rights in Europe that contributes to advancing human rights in the digital sphere. They offer support for litigation support, pre-litigation research, and emergency support.
2017 was marked by a number of relevant new as well as ongoing developments to the global media landscape. From fake news and content policy, to the proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) and the growth of cryptocurrencies, new issues are constantly emerging that challenge existing thought and practice.