For tech SMEs, a guide to respecting privacy and free expression in the workplace

For one thing, these rights are protected by international and Philippine human rights law. But that isn’t the only reason. In fact, there’s a very strong business case for respecting them. Unfortunately, this message hasn’t been cutting through. Many businesses remain in the dark about the advantages of respecting privacy Read more…

Amid social media crisis, internet freedom in PH continues to decline

Every year, Freedom House publishes assessments on global internet freedom. This year, the report is titled “The Crisis of Social Media,” highlighting how social media spaces have been exploited due to lack of regulations in terms of their susceptibility to be utilized as tools for “political distortion and social control.” Read more…

The business case for digital rights: A briefer on the current Philippine digital environment

The business case for digital rights: A briefer on the current Philippine digital environment FMA recently published its briefer on business and human rights in the digital environment on September 2019. FMA mapped the policies and practices of ICT companies in the Philippines relating to freedom of expression and right Read more…

Call for applications: Imagine a Feminist Internet Southeast Asia Workshop

Can you imagine a feminist internet? The Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) and EMPOWER-Malaysia, with the support of Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), will be holding the a three-day collaborative workshop on Imagine a Feminist Internet in Southeast Asia+ (IFI-SEA+) that will take Read more…