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Open Data Conference: The public interest prevails on the side of the right to information, as opposed to the right to privacy

The public interest establishes the balance between basic human rights and the freedom of expression/informing and privacy. If the public interest prevails over the private interest, then the data and information can be revealed regardless of if they represent a violation of the privacy of a certain individual or a group. This, among other issues, was stated during the...

Global Voices: Russia blocks access to Tor browser website

Russian authorities blocked access to the Tor browser website, torproject.org, on Wednesday, 8 December, according to reports from Tor developers and users. The official block follows earlier reports of Russian internet service providers blocking access to the service, with some Russian users unable to access the Tor Project website since 1 December, writes "Global Voices". Meta.mk republishes the original article, under the...

Cyber-crime unit of Macedonian police warns about a new scam involving fake Chinese cryptocurrency

Be careful - be ware of a new scam with alleged cryptocurrency, warned the Computer Crime and Digital Forensics Sector of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Republic of North Macedonia through a press statement. Scammers target Macedonian internet users via the social networks or via e-mail in order to lure them to a fake web page that promises easy...

Privacy mustn’t be a luxury that is offered only to those who can afford it

Privacy International, with the support of more than 50 organizations worldwide, has published an open letter to Sundar Pichai, Alphabet Inc. ECO, Google's mother company that demands that Google should take appropriate measures against the use of previously installed application of smartphones that use an Android system. With this initiative a warning is issued including a call...

North Macedonia near the bottom of the lists in Europe by internet access to public administration

Last year, every fifth citizen of North Macedonia accessed public administration through internet.  While one out of twenty filled online official forms, show data from EUROSTAT the statistical office of the European Union (EU). In comparison, on average, in the European union every second citizen has access to information or services from state organs and public enterprises through the internet,...

Manchevski: 5G network will be available to all cities by 2027

The third edition of the international telecommunications conference "5G and Beyond", officially opened today in Skopje. At the opening of the conference, Minister of Information Society and Administration Damjan Mancevski said that the technology is expected to bring real digital evolution, stimulation of economic growth, innovation and prosperity. "5G will change entire industries. These sectors will be fully transformed with digital...

Metamorphosis Foundation and Ministry of Information Society and Administration mark the Safer Internet Day with new video

More than 140 countries mark the Safer Internet Day on 5 February under the motto “Together for a better Internet”. The celebration of this day is an action call to all stakeholders to jointly help create a better Internet for everyone, especially the youth. On this occasion, Metamorphosis Foundation in cooperation with the Ministry of Information Society and Administration commemorates...

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 fundamental rights online. One of them is Article 11 of the bill, which it was desired...

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 attended by the OSCE Ambassador in Skopje - Nina Suomalainen, Robert Popovski - Minister without...

Gruevski is still Prime Minister on the Internet

Yesterday, the Prime Minister of Macedonia, Nikola Gruevski, although his resignation was acknowledged by Parliament Speaker Trajko Veljanoski, the Internet still recognizes him as Prime Minister. Gruevski is still Prime Minister on all official websites and the official website of the Government, even though now, he is only the President of the VMRO-DPMNE party and Emil Dimitirev is the Prime Minister...

Internet Censorship: MARNET protects Gruevski From “zbogumnikola.mk”

Macedonian Academic and Research Network (MARNET) reacted to yesterday's press conference by the Deputy Minister of Information Society, Alexander Kiracovski, where he accused the network of stealing the domain "zbogumnikola.mk" (FarewellNikola.mk) which was bought by the SDSM. MARNET says that for five years now, they have been operating as an independent public institution without any stains on their record and that...

“E-Society”: There must be a balance between freedom of expression and the right to privacy

The need to strike a balance between freedom of expression and the right to privacy was the conclusion of the 11th E-Society Conference today. Dedicated to freedom and privacy the e-society conference was organized by the Foundation for Internet and Society, 'Metamorphosis' and the Institute of Human Rights and Peace based in Caen, France. The French Ambassador to Macedonia Lawrence...

Save the Internet – Campaign For Preserving Internet Neutrality

The European Commission and Council want to adopt a regulation that would allow internet service providers (ISPs) to discriminate among customers and charge extra for different types of online services. Only those who pay more will have easy access to an audience online – killing the openness that drives the internet's social and economic success. Several NGOs from Europe conducted...

#Бомба, #ОставкаЗаТодоров, #ТикТакТикТак and #Тамара stir Macedonian Internet

Significantly weakened Internet, a number of web portals that cannot be loaded or are loaded after long wait for any information related to the "bomb" a huge movement on the social networks - these are the results of the event of the day, i.e. the press conference of Zoran Zaev, which became the event of the Internet in recent...

Global Civil Society Launches Internet Social Forum

A group of civil society organizations from around the world has announced the Internet Social Forum (ISF), to bring together and articulate bottom-up perspectives on the Internet we want . Taking inspiration from the World Social Forum, and its clarion call, Another World is possible , the group seeks to draw urgent attention to the increasing centralization of the...

Jihadists conquer Internet, can anyone stop them?

Along with actual gunfights in Paris and the counterterrorist actions that later followed in Germany, France and Belgium, in which several extremists were killed and arrested, a fierce military propaganda is led online by jihadists who control the territory of the Islamic State. Extreme Islamists fighting in Iraq and Syria intensively use the Internet, social networks and sophisticated Internet techniques...

E-society.mk: Internet is the freest media

Metamorphosis Foundation organized 10th anniversary international conference “E-society.mk” on topic “Human Rights on the Internet – Freedom of expression, hate speech and privacy in the digital world”. A handbook on privacy protection and responsible use of the Internet, as well as the mobile application “nemrazi.mk” for reporting hate speech on social networks and information about events related to the...