Internet safety, censorship and security
• Basic Internet Security by Floss Manuals, published in 2011
• Digital Security and Privacy manual for human rights defenders, published by Front Line in 2007 
• Safe reporting on human rights abuses, by Benetech
• About filtering, an overview, by OpenNet Initiative 
• Security in-a-box, all kinds of tools and tactics for your digital security, by Tactical Technology Collective and Front Line
• Staying safe on the web by Google 
• Article ‘Your Apps are Watching You’, The Wall Street Journal, December 17, 2010 on Android and iPhone apps and
• Guide to safely and securely producing media by Small World News, published in 2011
• Report by Freedom House (date unknown) on choosing the right circumvention tool in Iran
• A report on cultural censorship in Iran, published by Small Media in 2011
• A how to guide to prevent companies from tracking your online behavior, by Mozilla (date unknown)
• A global guide on bypassing censorship, published by Citizen Lab in 2007
• The 10 basic rules for Internet governance defined by the Internet Rights and Principles Dynamic Coalition (date unknown)
• A report on Internet freedom by the UN’s special rapporteur Frank La Rue for the United National General Assembly, published in 2011
• A discussion paper on net neutrality by Access, published in 2011
• A paper on whether or not to regulate the Internet by Access, 2011
• About identity protection and online security also when using a mobile phone, published by Creative Commons in 2011
• An explanation on attacks on SSL encryption and how to protect yourself, by Access, 2011
• And an updated addendum for Iranian users after DigiNotar affair, Access, 2011
• Tips for online security, Access, 2011
• A report on how Denial of Service attacks work and how to respond to it, Access, 2011
• What are the cyber threats for civil society? A report by Access published in 2011
• A guide for using GPG encryption software, published by Access in 2011
• Report by the OpenNet Initiative on Internet filtering in Iran, published in 2009
• How-to guides by Movements on all sorts of online activities

 

Human Rights, Freedom

• Iran human rights review young
• Freedom on the Net 2011, a Global Assessment of Internet and Digital Media
• Freedom on the Net 2011, a Selection on Iran
• Freedom on Press 2012, breakthroughs and pushback in the Middle-East
• A Toolkit for Journalists Reporting on Gender and Human Rights Issues
• Manuals for protection of human rights defenders, English version published by Front Line in 2005
• Digital Security and Privacy manual for human rights defenders, published by Front Line in 2005
• Workbook on security, practical steps for human rights defenders at risk, published by Front Line in 2011
• Protection handbook for human rights defenders, published by Front Line in 2007
• A call to telecom companies to incorporate operating license agreements that support human rights, published by Access and FairPensions in 2011
• Following this, Access designed a 5 step action plan for telecom companies
• The English version of ‘Aswat’ a citizen platform in support of activists and reformers
• And the ‘Aswat’ extensive online resource library


Journalism and media

• Guide to twitter for Activism
• Mapping digital media
• Tragedies & Journalists-a guide for more effective coverage
• CPJ Journalist Security Guide
• “Cross-Posting” An Introduction to Effective Social Media Integration
• The International Center for Journalists
• E-book: ‘We the Media, Grassroots Journalism by the People, for the People’ by Dan Gilmor, published in 2004
• Thinking paper on citizen media, published by The Media Center at the American Press Institute in 2003
• E-book: ‘Crowd sourcing: Why the Power of the Crowd is Driving the Future of Business’ by Jeff Howe, published in 2010
• Video: Jeff Howe explains in 3 minutes what crowd sourcing is
• Guide to safely and securely producing media by Small World News, published in 2011
• Toolkits and guidelines by Tactical Technology Collective
• Digital media and journalism tutorials and by the Knight Digital Media Center, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
• A manual for investigative journalism, published by Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism
• An article on the role of visual journalism in journalism education, published by Journal of Visual Literacy in 2002
• An interview on visual journalism, published by The Guardian Weekend on 21 January 2006
• Digital media tutorials by the Knight Digital Media Center, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
• A discussion on new media and a ‘networked’ journalism, published byt the London School of
Economics in 2007
• A how-to guide for (wannabe) bloggers, published by Reporters Without Borders in 2005
• A how-to guide for twitter published by Creative Commons (date unknown)
• YouTube videos of lessons from: Journalistic Ethics, Communications Studies 187, UCLA taught by Jim Newton LA Times
• An Iranian journalist discusses journalism ethics on the International Journalists’ Network website
• WebGuide for video making by Video maker
• A report on independent media in exile, published by the Center for International Media Assistance in 2011
• A report on the impact of mobile reporting, published by the Center for International Media Assistance in 2011
• About the values and challenges of social media, published by Access in 2011


Software download sites

• Share reading material, download books
• Geographical digital library
• Collection of free video software downloads
• Basic photo editing software