The Error code 451 is now an Internet Standard, aiming at making censorship transparent and visible. I’ve been working with great folks on tools to make this easier, during the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) 99 hackathon.
// selection of work
makechange.earth is a free and open grant and fellowship database. Work in progress.
http://icannhumanrights.net seeks to map the human rights implications of ICANN’s policies, procedures and operations and facilitate a better understanding of its responsibility towards human rights.
Website presenting video documentaries. Migrants living in, trapped, or passing through the ‘Jungle’ refugee camp in Calais/France tell their story to the camera while remaining anonymous themselves.
The Refugee Hotspot is a device built with Free Software which aims at easily providing Internet access for those who need it most: refugees and migrants.
Net Of Rights is a short documentary which explores the relation between Internet protocols and the promotion and protection of Human Rights.
I jointly developed a Wordpress plugin which interrogates a server which can test if a web address is censored or blocked in a given country. This is done through a set of connections to diverse Internet Service Providers from this country.
As Ruas sob Ataque is a website which reports on police violence against demonstrators and journalists during the FIFA Worldcup and the follow-up of the so-called “Days of June” – ongoing public demonstrations in several Brazilian cities.
protestos.org is a digital platform which aims at protecting the rights of privacy and freedom of expression of citizens on the streets and on the net, raising awareness and empowering activists against increased surveillance and violations of rights.
When Nicolas Sarközy became president of France, his newly founded “Ministry of Immigration, Integration, national identity and solidary development” launched a website with the aim to conquer traditional extreme right wing voters by creating the image of “non-french” behaviour and letting “the people” discuss what “being french” meant to them. These events led me to create a parody of this website.