Article: A free press requires an open internet

Censorship, Media

A free press requires an open internet

Press freedom around the world depends on an open, reliable and secure internet.

Internet censorship and repression take many forms. The People’s Republic of China (PRC) regularly censors words, phrases and names published on the internet that it deems to be anti-communist and anti-government. It also limits access to many websites. Government-enforced internet shutdowns and network restrictions also inhibit freedom of expression, including for members of the press. In Venezuela, the government uses electricity and internet blackouts to inhibit access to information and control potential political unrest.

“Over the past 10 years, the entire spectrum of human rights are now enabled, facilitated, and accessed through the internet,” Access Now says. “We are prepared to address new technologies as they emerge, and to bring the implications for human rights to the fore.”

Article: Education Ecosystem: Using Project-based Learning and Blockchain to Chang

Academia, Blockchain

Education Ecosystem: Using Project-based Learning and Blockchain to Chang

Dr. Michael J. Garbade is the CEO of Schooling Ecosystem, an edTech startup that’s utilizing blockchain in incentivizing project-based studying. Michael is working to revolutionize the trade by concentrating on intermediate tech professionals in addition to school college students. Education Ecosystem makes use of a project-based mannequin and covers synthetic intelligence, programming, cybersecurity, information science, sport improvement and blockchain.

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