Transfeminist Algorithms: a speculative exercise for a less fcked up future

There is substantial evidence that most of the algorithms that command our digital interactions are biased, particularly towards reproducing what Black feminist scholar Patricia Hill Collins calls the matrix of domination (capitalism, heteropatriarchy, white supremacy, and settler colonialism). In other words, AI is currently organized to help mantain the status quo of social inequality and…

Coding Rights at IGF2016

LATIN AMERICA IN A GLIMPSE Orgs. Derechos Digitales, Coding Rights and APC Monday, December 5 – 14h AC Guadalajara México Hotel – Marriott Avenida de Las Americas 1500, Country Club, Guadalajara Jalisco 44610, México Release of “Latin America in a Glimpse”, a summary of the most important trends in the digital rights arena in the…

Safer Nudes

    O celular vibra. Pode ser spam da operadora, corrente de WhatsApp, mas é um pedido: MANDA NUDES! Arriscaríamos dizer que a maioria de nós deseja ardentemente enviar e receber nudes todos os dias, o dia inteiro. E também acreditamos que a privacidade da sua comunicação é um direito, e que quem deve escolher…

Net of Rights

Today, 4 March, ARTICLE 19 and Coding Rights are launching ‘Net of Rights’, a short film which explores the link between internet protocols and human rights online. The film will screen at 6pm at the Internet Freedom Festival. It is too-often assumed that there is no link between protocols (the standards which underpin the way…

Send Nudes

Digital security can also be fun. By apropriation of the meme “send nudes!”, this small project has the goal to spread the word about digital security for the average user, who relies on digital media for their communication, but are not necessarily tuned with the specifics of digital security debate. Also discussing post-porn aesthetics and…

Internet Governance Forum 2015

Joana Varon’s speech representing civil society at IGF2015 Opening Ceremony . TRANSCRIPT: Hello, all protocols have been addressed. I would like to extend my general greetings for all the participants. And correct my affiliation. I’m actually researcher and human rights advocate, and founder director of Coding Rights which is a female organisation focused in advancing…