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FOSS & a Free, Open Internet: Synergies for Development
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 16, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 05:57 PM — filed under: , , ,
Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2015 will be held at Jao Pessoa in Brazil from November 10 to 13, 2015. The theme of IGF 2015 is Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development. Civil Society is organizing a workshop on FOSS and a Free, Open Internet. The workshop will be held on November 13, 2015 from 2.00 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. Sunil Abraham and Pranesh Prakash will be speaking at this event.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Hits and Misses With the Draft Encryption Policy
by Sunil Abraham published Sep 26, 2015 — filed under: , , , ,
Most encryption standards are open standards. They are developed by open participation in a publicly scrutable process by industry, academia and governments in standard setting organisations (SSOs) using the principles of “rough consensus” – sometimes established by the number of participants humming in unison – and “running code” – a working implementation of the standard. The open model of standards development is based on the Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) philosophy that “many eyes make all bugs shallow”.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Software Freedom Pledge
by Pranesh Prakash published Sep 25, 2015 last modified Sep 25, 2015 12:26 PM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
On September 19, 2015, celebrated globally as Software Freedom Day, a number of enthusiasts got together and collectively took a pledge.
Located in Openness
Blog Entry 'We Need to Proactively Ensure that People Can't File Patents Representative of the Creativity of a FOSS Community'
by Rohini Lakshané published Aug 23, 2015 last modified Sep 27, 2015 11:51 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Rohini Lakshané attended “Open Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Our Digital Culture” in Bangalore on August 13, 2015. Major takeaways from the event are documented in this post.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry FOSS for Public Use: Free and Open Source Software for Digital India
by Anubha Sinha published May 29, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 06:20 PM — filed under: ,
I attended a round-table meeting on May 29, 2015 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The meeting was organized by SFLC in collaboration with the International Centre for Free and Open Source Software, and the Centre for Internet & Society.
Located in Openness / Blog
Swatantra 2014: Fifth International Free Software Conference, Kerala
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 28, 2014 last modified Dec 28, 2014 02:44 AM — filed under: ,
ICFOSS, Govt. of Kerala organized the fifth international Free Software Conference at Hotel Hycinth by Sparsa, Trivandrum from December 18 - 20, 2014. The Centre for Internet and Society was one of the organizations supporting the event. Prof. Subbiah Arunachalam was a speaker and made a presentation on Open Science.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Connecting the Next Two Billion: The Role of FOSS
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 04, 2014 last modified Sep 10, 2014 05:04 AM — filed under: , ,
Sunil Abraham was a speaker at this event organized by ICFOSS at the APrIGF in Noida on August 4, 2014.
Located in Openness / News & Media
FOSS: Smart Choice for Developing Countries
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 21, 2013 — filed under: , ,
This workshop is being organised by TechNation and Open Source Alliance of Central Asia on October 23. Sunil Abraham is participating as a panelist and will speak on FOSS and IT Growth Policies in South Asia.
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