A newly-proposed bill concerning digital protection reflects Bangladesh’s ongoing efforts to adapt to the digital landscape, but the country still needs to address urgent issues such as privacy violations and government-backed disinformation.
Large language models can bring potential advantages in the localization and translation of digital technology, but this does not come without its own set of challenges, writes EngageMedia Open and Secure Technology Specialist Khairil Zhafri.
Global Voices Advox Editor Ameya Nagarajan shares about the rise of digital authoritarianism and other digital rights trends in the Asia-Pacific monitored through the Advox and Unfreedom Monitor project.
DRAPAC23 participants issue solidarity statement for greater protection of rights in the Asia-Pacific
Over 100 organisations and individuals signed the statement calling for the greater protection of human rights in the digital age. The statement was jointly developed during the DRAPAC23 Assembly in Chiang Mai, Thailand, from May 22 to 26, 2023.
In this episode of PGP Live at DRAPAC23, Numun Fund’s Information and Knowledge Systems Choreographer Syar S. Alia delves into the organisation’s exploration of feminist tech and prioritising equitable, accessible, and safe technology for all.
In the Philippines, some of the measures enacted at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to be used to this day to repress freedom of expression, especially critical voices, and normalise state surveillance.
New features on Cinemata: Whisper integration for multilingual speech recognition and more site updates
The latest version of Cinemata features the multilingual speech recognition system Whisper, which will help social issue filmmakers showcase their work to a wider audience, plus some of the most-requested features from Cinemata users.
Last May 22-26, 544 participants from 35 countries convened in Chiang Mai, Thailand, for the Digital Rights Asia-Pacific Assembly, which provided a vibrant and inclusive space for networking, learning, collaboration.
The collection of 12 original songs produced by Filipino artists honours those who courageously stand up against challenges to their rights to bodily autonomy and campaigns for the decriminalisation of abortion in the Philippines.