Asia Pacific Youth IGF 2021

What is yIGF? Organized and facilitated by NetMission.Asia, the Youth IGF occurs in conjunction with the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) annually, to raise awareness and build the capacity for youth to join the Internet governance discussions. Based on the mandate of IGF to bring people together from various stakeholder groups as equals, […]

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NetMission Insight: Struggling on Fake News During the Mass Protest in Myanmar

Written by Phyo Thiri Lwin Myanmar is one of the countries where millions of social media users exist like all the other countries. As a result, the growing hate speech over the political points of view has increased due to the low rate of media and information literacy. Before the military coup happened, the inner […]

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NetMission Insight: What does ethical technology mean to you?

Written by Jenna Fung Ethics is based on standards of right and wrong that prescribe what one ought to do in terms of rights, obligations, fairness, or specific virtues. (Velasquez et al., 2010) To describe a person who is being ethical generally means someone who is behaving as “right” in a moral sense and following […]

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NetMission Insight: Access & Empowerment

Written by Ahnaf Sadat Zakaria ,Guntur Ramadhan,Stephen Arumasi (Edited By Stephen Arumasi, Jenna Fung) Internet Governance (IG) is the way that involves the development and application of shared principles, norms, rules, decision-making procedures, and programs that shape the evolution and use of the Internet. It is a globally distributed network comprising many voluntarily interconnected autonomous […]

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NetMission Insight: What are Blacklist and Whitelist – A Recent case of Myanmar

Written by Phyo Thiri Lwin (Edited by Jenna Fung) Back in February 2021, there were two nationwide Internet outages in Myanmar. On February 5, the military council started banning social media and messaging apps such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and WhatsApp by using the blacklist method to users as an immediate response to interrupt international […]

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