Tech giants lead worldwide campaign to limit government cyber-surveillance
Snapshot of the website: http://reformgovernmentsurveillance.com
The world’s leading technology companies, some of them involved in the cyber-surveillance scandal revealed by Edward Snowden, have joined forces to demand worldwide reform and limits to governments’ authority to collect user’s data.
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Nelson Mandela's speech at the opening ceremony of the 1994 IPI World Congress in Cape Town was featured in the February/March 1994 edition of the “IPI Report.”
Quotes that changed the World
Mr. Mandela always considered press freedom key for a successful transition to democracy in South Africa. In fact, his remarks at the opening ceremony of the 1994 IPI World Congress in Cape Town defended the press against any governmental interference.
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Nelson Mandela raises his fist to the crowd in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, on April 1, 1990, just weeks after he was released from prison. Juda Ngwenya/Reuters
Nelson Mandela: An eloquent defender of press freedom
The International Press Institute (IPI) today mourned the death of former South African president Nelson Mandela, whose peaceful resistance to apartheid made him a towering icon of the global movement for equality.
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Save the Date!
Which date? January 20, 2014.
Why? 'ChallengeSSS of the New Age', coming soon
What is it? A one-day journey into the Digital Media world to explore the hottest issues online journalists and organizations are facing right now: How can I make my online news platform profitable? How can I avoid cyber attacks and protect my files and email accounts from hackers or governmental interference? Do ethics apply in covering news online?
Where? Johannesburg, South Africa!
How can I attend? Keep an eye on our website because we will be releasing the programme and the registration form in the coming days. You can also follow our Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates.
International Day to End Impunity 2013
Most often the information collected by the media is sensitive and proprietary. As a journalist you need to be proactive in setting digital security standards and in following best practices.
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