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Blog Entry National Resource Kit: The Lakshadweep Chapter (Call for Comments)
by Anandhi Viswanathan published Mar 25, 2013 last modified Feb 20, 2014 10:00 AM — filed under: ,
The National Resource Kit team is pleased to bring you its research on the state of laws, policies and programmes for persons with disabilities in the state of Lakshadweep.
Located in Accessibility / Blog
Blog Entry Wiki Women's Day in Goa
by Nitika Tandon published Mar 19, 2013 last modified Mar 19, 2013 06:32 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
International Women's Day (IWD), also called International Working Women's Day, is celebrated on March 8, every year. There were a series of Wikipedia events organised this year with the aim of increasing participation of women contributing to Wikipedia. One such event was organised by the Access to Knowledge team at the Centre for Internet and Society and the Wikimedia India Chapter at the Nirmala Institute of Education (NIE), a Secondary Teacher Education College in Panaji, Goa on March 8, 2013.
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Blog Entry National Resource Kit : The West Bengal Chapter (Call for Comments)
by Anandhi Viswanathan published Feb 28, 2013 last modified Nov 07, 2013 06:19 AM — filed under: ,
The National Resource Kit team is pleased to bring you its research on the state of laws, policies and programmes for persons with disabilities in the state of West Bengal.
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Blog Entry Celebrating Odia Wikipedia's Ninth Anniversary
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Feb 19, 2013 last modified Feb 28, 2013 04:32 AM — filed under: , , ,
Odia Wikipedia saw its first edit on January 29, 2004. After a dormancy of many years it got revived in 2011. To commemorate the effort of many volunteer wikipedians, a celebratory event was organized on January 29, 2013 in Bhubaneswar. Subhashish Panigrahi participated in this event.
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Blog Entry Analyzing the Latest List of Blocked URLs by Department of Telecommunications (IIPM Edition)
by Snehashish Ghosh published Feb 16, 2013 last modified Feb 17, 2013 07:35 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) in its order dated February 14, 2013 has issued directions to the Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block seventy eight URLs. The block order has been issued as a result of a court order. Snehashish Ghosh does a preliminary analysis of the list of websites blocked as per the DoT order.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Back When the Past had a Future: Being Precarious in a Network Society
by Nishant Shah published Feb 12, 2013 last modified Feb 12, 2013 06:16 AM — filed under: , , ,
We live in Network Societies. This phrase has been so bastardised to refer to the new information turn mediated by digital technologies, that we have stopped paying attention to what the Network has become. Networks are everywhere. They have become the default metaphor of our times, where everything from infrastructure assemblies to collectives of people, are all described through the lens of a network.
Located in RAW / / Blogs / Habits of Living
Blog Entry Pervasive Technologies: Access to Knowledge in the Market Place — A Presentation by Sunil Abraham
by Sunil Abraham published Jan 28, 2013 last modified Feb 13, 2013 07:05 AM — filed under: , ,
The 2012 Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest was organized in Rio de Janeiro from December 15 to 17, 2012. The Centre for Internet & Society partnered FGV, Washington College of Law, the American Embassy, African Information Research and Training and International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development in this event. Sunil Abraham made a presentation on Pervasive Technologies on the opening day, December 15, 2012.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Five Frequently Asked Questions about the Amended ITRs
by Chinmayi Arun published Jan 28, 2013 last modified Jan 30, 2013 05:36 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
This piece discusses the five major questions that have been the subject of debate after the World Conference on International Telecommunications 2012 (WCIT). The politics surrounding the WCIT are not discussed here but it must be kept in mind that they have played a significant role in the outcome of the conference and in some of the debates about it.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Making Public Libraries Accessible to People with Disabilities
by Rahul Cherian published Jan 24, 2013 last modified Jan 24, 2013 11:10 AM — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet & Society was one of the 20 disability rights groups that wrote to the Ministry of Culture on January 23, 2013 seeking remedial action on the barriers faced by persons with disabilities in accessing public libraries in India.
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Blog Entry Indic Language Wikipedias — Statistical Report — 2012
by Shiju Alex published Jan 21, 2013 last modified Feb 03, 2013 02:40 AM — filed under: , , ,
I have compiled the statistical update of the Indic language Wikipedias for the year 2012. As usual, in this report, my aim is to provide my perspectives on the health of various Indic language communities as well as the state of various Indic language wikipedias.
Located in Openness / Blog