Since 2016, Indonesia is recorded to have the highest number of VPN users in the world. This articl discusses what a VPN is, what drives its high usage in Indonesia and how one can safely choose a VPN for daily use. The article was originally published in Bahasa Indonesia on Kompas, and has been translated to English on EngageMedia.org.
In support of the people of Myanmar protesting against the human and digital rights violations by the military, civil society organisations working in Myanmar or on Myanmar issues have published on Gitlab a list of digital security and safety resources in the Burmese language.
EngageMedia invites filmmakers, video journalists, and animators across the Asia-Pacific to produce short films on important digital rights issues happening in our region. The works produced will be part of the July 2021 film collection, “Tech Tales: Films about Digital Rights in the Asia-Pacific”.
On this episode of Pretty Good Podcast, we chat with Simon Harmon and Sam de Silva from the Loki Foundation, makers of private messaging app Session, on the benefits of and challenges to using secure tools for communications.