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Meet and Code as part of the European week of programing

The participants in Macedonia will have the opportunity to gain knowledge in the domain of technology as part of the European week of programming that is taking place fro 6 -21 of October, through events supported by the Foundation of Internet and society "Metamorphosis",...

This week the European Parliament votes on whether to-save the internet or kill it

This week, on September 12, the European Parliament is going to vote on a bill that threatens to irreparably damage the Internet as we know it. Under the guise of copyright reform, there are are a number of “reforms” that are going to cripple...

The debate on the new national cyber security strategy begins

The Ministry for Information Society and Administration, Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Interior- together drafted a working version of the National Strategy for Cyber Security of the Republic of Macedonia. The debate already started in electronic form, by giving proposals, recommendations and...

“Freedom and the Internet in Macedonia”: Privacy, Fake News and Hate Speech are the new challenges

The "Freedom and the Internet in Macedonia" conference, organized by the Foundation for Internet and Society "Metamorphosis", as part of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Foundation Open Society Macedonia (FOSM) - was held at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MSU) today.#ФООМ25 The...

“Freedom on the Internet”: Larger need for Education, Greater Awareness & Transparent Law Practice

At the second public event "Freedom on the Internet" organized by the Metamorphosis Foundation and implemented in cooperation with the Faculty of Computer Science & Engineering – FINKI and the "Internet Governance Forum Macedonia", it was concluded that there is a larger need for...

Privacy International: The oversight of secret global intelligence networks is insufficient

“Privacy International”, an international network of 40 non-governmental organizations,  in its new report has identified alarming weaknesses  in the oversight arrangements that are supposed to govern the sharing of intelligence between state intelligence agencies. The investigation carried out by organizations, translated into the report "Secret...

The use of internet is growing, and with it censorship, harassment and fake news

A lot of people have become more aware of the real impact of the Internet on our societies, economies and personal well-being, i.e. they are conscious of the fact that "how healthy the Internet is" is not only a technical issue but also a...

Freedom of Expression – Main topic at the Internet Freedom Summit

The state of freedom of expression in Eastern and Central Europe and Eurasia is the main topic of the first panel discussion at the second Regional Internet Freedom Summit, organized by the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI). The panel discussion was...

Mancevski: Digitalization overcomes the gender differences and recognizes skills only

Digitalization creates equal opportunities for all, regardless of gender, because the Internet recognizes only skills, knowledge and capabilities, said Minister of Information Society and Administration, Damjan Mancevski at the first conference of its kind "The Digital Age and Women", which took place today at...

Cheaper roaming doesn’t mean free roaming, says Manchevski

The Minister of Information Society and Administration, Damjan Manchevski, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona will have meetings related to the Digital summit in Skopje this April. At the Digital summit, one of the announced subjects will be the discussion for a cheaper roaming...

Manchevski: The reforms will contribute to depoliticizing of the administration and the data will be open

The strategy of the reform of the public administration 2018-2022 that was voted at the government's session plans four key area s- creation and exchange of policies, public service and management of human resources, responsibility, transparency and providing services and the IT support for...

There have been 30 threats issued on social networks whereas 6 were threats were issued against Zaev

The Ministry of Interior announced that its Sector for Computer Crime and Digital Forensics has documented and processed 30 cases where state officials' safety was jeopardized on the social networks or their personal data was misused. Notifications were sent for all cases to the...

Main topics at Summit in April, digital connections for citizens of the Western Balkans

Digitalization and digital knowledge can be the mechanism by which people from the Western Balkans will be able to integrate much faster and more easily into the European Union, said the Minister of Information Society and Administration Damjan Mancevski after meeting with EU Commissioner...

Government to set-up online-communication with citizens and not spend money on advertisements

The Government will communicate with the citizens through the social networks and the public broadcasting service (MRT), and it has no intentions whatsoever to spend budget money. This is the response provided by the government’s spokesperson Mile Boshnjakovski to a question from Meta asking...

Security and Confidentiality – Main topics from the Internet Governance Forum

The security and confidentiality of the Internet, as well as the influence of fake news and the use of digital technologies for the manipulation of public opinion, along with the problem of diminished confidence in the media and state institutions, were the main topics...