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Free To Be Mobile

What do we talk about when we talk about technology-enabled violence? We mostly talk about online violence, or violence on the internet. Verbal abuse. Rape threats. Images spreading without consent. Surveillance. Much of this conversation centres on social media. And that’s not entirely off the mark; social media is a place where offline gender hierarchies are increasingly

By |2020-03-10T12:12:03+00:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: Internet, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Internet on Mobile Phones, Free and for All

Mobile network operators partner with Facebook to turn on the Free Basics app and website with zero data charges. A partnership between Facebook, Orange and Airtel, Congolese mobile operators, now enables almost everyone to access certain websites thanks to a simple 50-unit calls and text messages top-up. It’s a real revolution towards free and universal access

By |2017-10-03T07:56:53+00:00October 3rd, 2017|Categories: SDGs 2030|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments