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New APC Report: Open Access for All

14 August, 2007
By Allison Orr

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) has released their annual report for 2006, entitled Open Access for All, reflecting the APC’s focus for 2006 on keeping Internet access for all on the international agenda.  The APC was actively involved in getting the Internet Governance Forum to give access a priority.

"APC’s approach to open access is people-oriented. We believe that the information, content and tools found online should be available to everyone", said executive director Anriette Esterhuysen in her introduction.

In 2006 they also revised their Internet Rights Charter.

Further Details on APC
The APC is an international network of civil society organisations dedicated to empowering and supporting groups and individuals through use of information and communications technologies, including the Internet.  The network consists of 45 members in 34 countries working on a range of issues such as human rights, Internet governance, grassroots literacy, sustainable development and gender equality.

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