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Google Hangout with Ashoka Fellow Sunil Abraham
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 20, 2012 — filed under: ,
Sunil Abraham, an Ashoka Fellow from India, visited the DC Office and shared his work on public accountability, access, and learning at the intersection of internet and society.
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Blog Entry Gujarat Wikipedia Education Program: Rajkot
by Noopur Raval published Oct 31, 2012 last modified Oct 31, 2012 08:17 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
This report analyses a series of meetings and workshops held in Rajkot, a city in Gujarat, India during the month of October 2012.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Institute on Internet & Society: Event Report
by Srividya Vaidyanathan published Jul 30, 2013 last modified Oct 15, 2013 06:48 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Institute on Internet and Society organized by the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) with grant supported by the Ford Foundation took place from June 8 to 14, 2013 at the Golden Palms Resort in Bangalore.
Located in Telecom / Knowledge Repository on Internet Access
Internet At Liberty 2012
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 20, 2012 last modified Jul 05, 2012 05:24 AM — filed under: , ,
Activists and experts from all over the world came together for this event organised by Google on May 23 and 24, 2012 to explore free expression in the digital age.
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Internet Governance Plenary
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 04, 2012 last modified Oct 01, 2012 02:14 PM — filed under: ,
Sunil Abraham was a panelist along with Ang Peng Hwa, Paul Wilson, Duangthip Chomprang and Raul Echeberria at this event organised by APNIC on August 28, 2012. Kuo Wei Wu, CEO, National Information Infrastructure Enterprise Promotion Association (NIIEPA) was the moderator.
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Interview with Pranesh Prakash
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 30, 2012 — filed under: , , , , ,
Pranesh Prakash of the Centre for Internet and Society talks to Mint’s Surabhi Agarwal about the controversial Section 66A of the IT Act and the government’s decision to tweak it.
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Is the govt caught in the 'censorship' web?
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 04, 2012 last modified Sep 04, 2012 06:54 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
NDTV aired a one-hour debate on censorship in "We the People" episode hosted by Barkha Dutt on August 26, 2012. Pranesh Prakash participated in the discussions as a speaker.
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Blog Entry ITU Tutorial on Audiovisual Media Accessibility
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 30, 2012 last modified Jul 03, 2012 08:53 AM — filed under: ,
The fourth meeting of the ITU-T Focus Group on Audio Visual Media Accessibility (FG AVA) took place at the India International Centre, New Delhi on March 13, 2012. The meeting was held in furtherance to an invitation of the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS), in cooperation with the ITU-APT Foundation of India. A two-day tutorial on Audio-Visual Media Accessibility followed the meeting on March 14 and 15, 2012 at the same venue. A total of 20 people participated in this event.
Located in Accessibility
Blog Entry Kolkata: Tasting the Sweetness of Wikipedia!
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Nov 30, 2012 last modified Dec 04, 2012 07:19 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Recently, Access to Knowledge team member Subhashish Panigrahi spent some time with wikipedians in Kolkata. Through this blog post he shares his experience and learning from the interaction. This post explores the journey of three wikipedians — Jayanta Nath, Deepon Saha and Ashwin.
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Blog Entry Konkani Wikipedia — Climbing up the Indian Language Ladder?
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Aug 31, 2013 last modified Oct 25, 2013 07:16 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Konkani as a language has seen geographical, political and religious conflicts. Being the official language of Goa and spoken widely in the Indian states of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra it is still trying to strengthen its base. Recently CIS-A2K in collaboration with Goa University organized a four-day workshop for MA, Konkani language students. This workshop involved 38 students creating 43 new articles on Konkani Wikipedia which is incubation. We’re hoping that these efforts will contribute towards bringing this 7 year old project out of incubation to a live Wikipedia project.
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