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Blog Entry Open source effort gives indigenous language an official typeface
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Jul 09, 2016 last modified Aug 03, 2016 02:00 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Santali, an aboriginal South Asian language, has a brand new freely licensed font and set of cross-platform open source input tools on the way.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
IP Meetup #02: Prabir Purkayastha on the CRI Guidelines and software patenting in India
by Anubha Sinha published Mar 20, 2016 last modified Mar 29, 2016 05:06 PM — filed under: , , , ,
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Blog Entry Pre-Budget Consultation 2016 - Submission to the IT Group of the Ministry of Finance
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Jan 12, 2016 last modified Jan 12, 2016 01:34 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
The Ministry of Finance has recently held pre-budget consultations with different stakeholder groups in connection with the Union Budget 2016-17. We were invited to take part in the consultation for the IT (hardware and software) group organised on January 07, 2016, and submit a suggestion note. We are sharing the note below. It was prepared and presented by Sumandro Chattapadhyay, with contributions from Rohini Lakshané, Anubha Sinha, and other members of CIS.
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Open Source India 2015
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 30, 2015 last modified Dec 15, 2015 07:46 AM — filed under: , ,
The twelfth Open Source India event organized by EFY Group was held at NIMHANS Convention Centre in Bangalore on November 19 and 20, 2015. Subhashish Panigrahi attended the event for the first day.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Blog Entry Comments on the Draft Outcome Document of the UN General Assembly’s Overall Review of the Implementation of WSIS Outcomes (WSIS+10)
by Geetha Hariharan published Nov 18, 2015 last modified Nov 18, 2015 06:33 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
Following the comment-period on the Zero Draft, the Draft Outcome Document of the UN General Assembly's Overall Review of implementation of WSIS Outcomes was released on 4 November 2015. Comments were sought on the Draft Outcome Document from diverse stakeholders. The Centre for Internet & Society's response to the call for comments is below.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
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 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.
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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.
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Blog Entry Indian government includes open source in RFPs
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Jun 08, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 06:18 PM — filed under: ,
The Government of India has implemented a remarkable new policy-level change for open source software (OSS) deployment.
Located in Openness / Blog