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IFLA at Mozfest, London 2018

Mozfest is the annual gathering of supporters of a healthy Internet: accessible to all, decentralized, creative and safe. This year there were many interesting talks and events for IFLA to be part of such as those on privacy, digital rights, privacy in oppressive regimes and inclusion and literacy.

7 Novembre 2018 | FAIFE (Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression), Access to information, Access to knowledge, Freedom of expression, Freedom of information, Internet governance, Mozfest, Mozilla

IFLA celebrates open access week 2018

It’s Open Access Week! This year’s topic is “Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge”. It raises questions such as “How do we ensure sustainability models used for open access are not exclusionary? What are inequities that open systems can recreate or reinforce? Whose voices are prioritized? Who is excluded?”.

22 Octobre 2018 | CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters), Access to information, Advocacy, Copyright, Open Access, Open Source

Build Skills, Fight Censorship: IFLA’s Response to Fake News

Misinformation online can both distort decision-making by individuals and harm debate across societies. Yet at the same time, the notion of a fight against ‘fake news’ is also serving as an excuse for repressive laws that curb free speech.

25 Août 2018 | FAIFE (Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression), IFLA WLIC 2018, fake news, Censorship

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