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Access to Knowledge Bulletin — January 2014
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 31, 2014 last modified Jul 04, 2014 05:55 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Access to Knowledge (Wikipedia) newsletter for the month of January 2014:
Located in About Us / Newsletters
Blog Entry Submitted Comments on the 'Government Open Data Use License - India'
by Anubha Sinha published Jul 26, 2016 last modified Jul 26, 2016 09:23 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The public consultation process of the draft open data license to be used by Government of India has ended yesterday. Here we share the text of the submission by CIS. It was drafted by Anubha Sinha, Pranesh Prakash, and Sumandro Chattapadhyay.
Located in Openness
Open Data Charter Lead Stewards In-Person Meeting
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 02, 2016 last modified Aug 04, 2016 02:21 AM — filed under: ,
Sunil Abraham participated remotely in this meeting which was held in Mexico on July 4 and 5, 2016. The event was organized by Open Data Charter.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Blog Entry Submitted Comments on the Telangana State Open Data Policy 2016
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Sep 01, 2016 last modified Sep 01, 2016 05:49 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Last month, the Information Technology, Electronics & Communications Department of the Government of Telangana released the first public draft of the Telangana State Open Data Policy 2016, and sought comments from various stakeholders in the state and outside. The draft policy not only aims to facilitate and provide a framework for proactive disclosure of data created by the state government agencies, but also identify the need for integrating such a mandate within the information systems operated by these agencies as well. CIS is grateful to be invited to submit its detailed comments on the same. The submission was drafted by Anubha Sinha and Sumandro Chattapadhyay.
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Blog Entry Google Policy Fellowship Programme: Call for Applications
by Prasad Krishna published May 24, 2012 last modified May 24, 2012 03:38 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is inviting applications for the Google Policy Fellowship programme. Google is providing a USD 7,500 stipend to the India Fellow, who will be selected by August 15, 2012.
Located in Internet Governance
Kannada Wikipedia Workshop (Coverage in Suvarna Prabha)
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 05, 2014 last modified Mar 05, 2014 11:05 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Dr. U.B. Pavanaja conducted a Kannada Wikipedia workshop on March 1, followed a by edit-a-thon on Mar 2, 2014, at Sagara. A report of the inauguration program, appeared in Suvarna Prabha, Sagara on March 1, 2014.
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ಕನ್ನಡಕ್ಕೆ ಬಲಕೊಡುವ ಕೆಲಸವಾಗಲಿ’
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 05, 2014 — filed under: , , , ,
Dr. U.B. Pavanaja conducted a 2-day workshop-cum-editathon at Sagara on March 1 and 2, 2014. Vijaya Karnataka published a report on March 2.
Located in News & Media
୧୦ ବର୍ଷରେ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ୱିକିପିଡିଆ
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 09, 2014 last modified Mar 06, 2014 05:38 AM — filed under: , , ,
This is a feature about Odia Wikipedia's 10th anniversary and the story of a dead volunteer community reviving after 8 years. This has been published in Rabibara Sambad (Sunday supplement of Odia newspaper The Sambad) on February 9, 2014.
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Blog Entry Institute for Internet & Society 2014, Pune
by Samantha Cassar published Mar 07, 2014 last modified Apr 07, 2014 11:31 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
Last month, activists, journalists, researchers, and members of civil society came together at the 2014 Institute for Internet & Society in Pune, which was hosted by CIS and funded by the Ford Foundation. The Institute was a week long, in which participants heard from speakers from various backgrounds on issues arising out of the intersection of internet and society, such as intellectual property, freedom of expression, and accessibility, to name a few. Below is an official reporting summarizing sessions that took place.
Located in Telecom / Blog
Odia Wikipedia to Digitise 14 Books
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 31, 2014 — filed under: , , ,
On the occasion of the 79th Odisha Day (Utkal Divas) on April 1, the Odia Wikipedia has decided to take up a new project for digitisation of 11 books of eminent Odia author Dr Jagannath Mohanty.
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