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De facebook
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 08, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 01:41 PM — filed under:
Facebook used to be our playground but privacy concerns are now souring that fantasy. Why do we trust a clutch of new corporations with such phenomenal amounts of personal data?
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Blog Entry Report on the Fourth Internet Governance Forum for Commonwealth IGF
by Pranesh Prakash published Feb 05, 2010 last modified Feb 29, 2012 05:42 AM — filed under: ,
This report by Pranesh Prakash reflects on the question of how useful the IGF is in the light of meetings on the themes of intellectual property, freedom of speech and privacy.
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IGF 2009 - Main Session: Emerging Issues: Social Networks
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 18, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 01:46 PM — filed under:
Current laws don't seem to scale well to handle Web 2.0 issues
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Blog Entry When Whistle Blowers Unite
by Sunil Abraham published Jan 14, 2010 last modified Mar 21, 2012 10:17 AM — filed under: ,
Leaking corporate or government information in public interest through popular Web service providers is risky but Wikileaks.org is one option that you could try out.
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Drawing maps for change
by Radha Rao published Jan 04, 2010 last modified Apr 04, 2011 06:49 AM — filed under:
Digital maps can hold immense academic value – an article by Deepa Kurup, The Hindu, 3rd Jan, 2010.
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Wired state of mind
by Radha Rao published Dec 28, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 01:56 PM — filed under:
Information technology is the driver of society today — the basic block of innovation and growth in organisations, the mainstay of the 21st century. The decade bygone was only an indicator of the things to come. Whether its ideas or friendships, the future indubitably belongs to linking-up on the web, writes Malvika Tegta , DNA - Digital Edition, Monday - 28th December, 2009.
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Blog Entry A provisional definition for the Cultural Last Mile
by Nishant Shah published Dec 10, 2009 last modified Aug 02, 2011 08:57 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
In the first of his entries, Ashish Rajadhyaksha gives his own spin on the 'Last Mile' problem that has been at the crux of all public technologies. Shifting the terms of debate away from broadcast problems of distance and access, he re-purposes the 'last mile' which is a communications problem, to make a cultural argument about the role and imagination of technology in India, and the specific ways in which this problem features in talking about Internet Technologies in contemporary India.
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Techies mapping change
by Radha Rao published Dec 08, 2009 last modified Apr 04, 2011 06:51 AM — filed under:
A group of 40 Bangaloreans, including techies and social activists, are creating digital maps that will be used to bring social change in India - an article in the Bangalore Mirror by Renuka Phadnis - Monday, December 07, 2009.
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10 tactics for turning information into action
by Radha Rao published Dec 08, 2009 last modified Apr 05, 2011 04:19 AM — filed under:
Tactical Technology Collective (TTC) with The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) and the Alternative Law Forum, is happy to announce the Bangalore launch of TTC's newest toolkit - '10 tactics for turning information into action'.
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Mumbai no longer ‘meri jaan’
by Radha Rao published Dec 07, 2009 last modified Apr 04, 2011 06:52 AM — filed under:
Why online (and offline) activism after 26/11 never took off; what should have been done to mobilize people - an article in the Livemint by Seema Chowdhry and Samanth Subramanian - 20th November, 2009
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