This post is part of a series of interviews collected at this years conference Coop 2.0 in Gijon.
Anriette Esterhuysen is currently working at APC (Assosciation for Progressive Communications), an organization which aims to provide a free and open internet to everybody. Before that she was Executive Director of SANGONeT, a development information portal for NGOs in South Africa, active in the human rights movement and involved in the fight against Apartheid.
Hear her talk about how she came to using ICTs, her criticism about ICT4D not considering the people with all their aspects – especially missing out in social terms. Also she talks about the activities of APC and the need to put pressure and regulation on the private IT sector and the industry to ensure positive outcomes for development.