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August 2012 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 07, 2012 last modified Sep 11, 2012 02:53 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Welcome to the newsletter issue of August 2012 from the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS). The present issue features an analysis of the latest list of sites blocked by the Indian government from August 18, 2012 to August 21, 2012, the India Report for Consumers International IP Watchlist 2012, and press coverage related to the recent North East exodus.
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You Too Can Write on Wikipedia! — Training workshop
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 04, 2013 last modified Dec 06, 2013 07:55 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) team in collaboration with Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation and National Institute of Tourims and Hospitality Management is organizing a two-days training workshop (December 5-6, 2013) in Gachibowli, Hyderabad.
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November 2013 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 30, 2013 last modified Jan 04, 2014 04:38 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Our newsletter for the month of November 2013 can be accessed below.
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What is happening in South America and how Openness is an opportunity to Social, Political and Activist Movements?
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 13, 2014 last modified Jan 13, 2014 08:32 AM — filed under: ,
Pilar Saenz, project coordinator from the Karisma Foundation in Colombia and Ulises Hernandez, an engineer in electronics and telecommunication will give a talk on Openness as an opportunity for social, political and activist movements in South America. The talk will be held at the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) office in Bangalore on January 17 at 6.00 p.m.
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Asia Source 3 Meeting
by Radha Rao published Nov 30, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:27 PM — filed under:
The Asia Source 3 Meeting Reinforces Asian Free and Open Source Software Movement - More than 150 Asian Open Source activists met in the Philippines from 07th November to 12th November to discuss the latest IT-tools for NGOs and SMEs and this time the Main Theme of Asia Source 3 was: Building Capacities and Empowering Humanity through FOSS
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Berlin 6 Open Access Conference
by Sanchia de Souza published Nov 21, 2008 last modified Apr 02, 2011 04:16 PM — filed under:
The Berlin 6 Open Access conference was attended by Subbiah Arunachalam, Centre for Internet and Society Distinguished Fellow.
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Civic hackers seek to find their feet in India
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 03, 2011 last modified Apr 04, 2011 06:45 AM — filed under:
In 2006, when Sushant Sinha,who holds a doctorate in Internet security from the University of Michigan, tried to use the Indian government’s judicial rulings website, Judis.nic.in, he found it difficult to get the data he was looking for. “Judis.nic.in didn’t have a good text search or ability to sort results by relevance,” Sinha said. The lack of these two critical functions rendered the wealth of data on the site largely unusable.
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Cluster in collaboration with the Architects Association of Turin (FOAT) participates at the Democracy Biennial
by Sanchia de Souza published Apr 10, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 04:09 PM — filed under:
Sunil Abraham to speak at the conference 'Housing the Democratic City' in Turin, Italy
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New Project to Assess Potential of Creating Open Government Data Initiatives in Chile, Ghana and Turkey
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 13, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 10:44 AM — filed under:
Steve Bratt, CEO of the World Wide Web Foundation (founded in 2009 by Tim Berners-Lee) has made an announcement on moving forward with a project to assess the potential of creating open government data initiatives in Chile, Ghana, and Turkey - the first step of what we hope to be a global initiative focusing on low- and middle-income countries.
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Data Activism and Grassroots Empowerment in India
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 01, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 09:59 AM — filed under:
Glover Wright of the Center for Internet and Society talks about Data Activism and Grassroots Empowerment in India at the Innovate/Activate Unconference in New York Law School on 24 September 2010.
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