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RightsCon

As part of Rightscon, Benetech and Access co-hosted a Demo Room, which brought together lightning talks with thought leaders, highlighted emerging voices from Southeast Asia and elsewhere, engaged with the technology sector and provided opportunities to showcase new initiatives in technology and human rights.

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Funding to date

2014 $86,600 2 months

Total Funding: $86,600

Addressed problems

  • Restrictive Internet filtering by technical methods (IP blocking, DNS filtering, TCP RST, DPI, etc.)
  • Blocking, filtering, or modification of political, social, and/or religious content (including apps)
  • Technical attacks against government critics, journalists, and/or human rights organizations (Cyberattacks)
  • Localized or nationwide communications shut down or throttling (Blackouts)
  • Physical intimidation, arrest, violence (including device seizure or destruction), and death for political or social reasons
  • Repressive surveillance or monitoring of communication

Objective(s)

  • Deploying technology
  • Training

Beneficiaries

  • General public

Region(s) archive

  • Global

Technology attributes

  • Not applicable

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