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Blog Entry Marathi Wikipedia Workshop & 1lib1ref session at Goa University
by Subodh Kulkarni published Feb 01, 2019 last modified Mar 01, 2019 12:35 AM — filed under: , ,
Marathi language department of Goa University has initiated the process to document the culture of Goa on Marathi Wikipedia and Commons.
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January 2019 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 31, 2019 last modified Mar 03, 2019 04:34 PM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) welcomes you to the first issue of its e-Newsletter for 2019.
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Google Gives Wikimedia Millions—Plus Machine Learning Tools
by Admin published Jan 22, 2019 last modified Feb 02, 2019 12:52 PM — filed under: , ,
Google is pouring an additional $3.1 million into Wikipedia, bringing its total contribution to the free encyclopedia over the past decade to more than $7.5 million, the company announced at the World Economic Forum Tuesday.
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December 2018 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 31, 2018 last modified Jan 08, 2019 04:15 PM — filed under: , ,
We at the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) wish you all a great year ahead and welcome you to the twelfth issue of its newsletter (December) for the year 2018:
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Blog Entry CIS Signs MoU with Odia Virtual Academy
by Sailesh Patnaik published Dec 19, 2018 last modified Dec 20, 2018 12:24 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
On October 26, 2018, the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Odia Virtual Academy (OVA) to work on drafting an open content policy for the state, to promote use of Wikimedia projects by various user types and to ensure sustainability of Wikimedia projects, and to facilitate development of relevant free and open source software projects. This partnership between OVA and CIS will be carried out from December 2018 to November 2019, and we are sharing an overview of the activities and their objectives in this post.
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Blog Entry Indic Wikisource Community Consultation 2018
by Jayanta Nath published Dec 08, 2018 last modified Dec 08, 2018 06:22 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
A group of Indian Wikisource leader from 12 different language communities gathered in Kolkata to attend the Indic Wikisource Community Consultation 2018
Blog Entry Punjabi Wikisource Training Workshop, Patiala
by Jayanta Nath published Dec 06, 2018 last modified Dec 08, 2018 04:08 PM — filed under: , , ,
A two-day long First Indic Wikisource Workshop training programme was organised by Punjabi Wikimedian during November 17-18th 2018 in Patiala, Punjab to better capacity of Wikisourcers both technically, and outreach and community building.
Indic Wikisource Community Consultation 2018 report at Asomiya Pratidin ePaper- Highest Circulated Assamese Daily
by Jayanta Nath published Dec 06, 2018 last modified Dec 10, 2018 03:08 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Indic Wikisource Community Consultation 2018 report at Asomiya Pratidin ePaper- Highest Circulated Assamese Daily
November 2018 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 30, 2018 last modified Dec 19, 2018 02:41 AM — filed under: , , ,
Our newsletter for the month of November.
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Blog Entry Views on on the proposed WIPO Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations at side-event organised by Knowledge Ecology International
by Anubha Sinha published Nov 29, 2018 — filed under: , , , ,
On November 27, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) organised a side event during deliberations of the 37th Session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Centre for Internet & Society (CIS), Electronic Information for Libraries (eiFL.net), Corporacion Innovarte, Creative Commons, and Knowledge Ecology International appraised the current text for the proposed WIPO Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations (Revised Consolidated Text on Definitions, Object of Protection, Rights to be Granted and Other Issues, SCCR/36/6). Speakers provided an overview of the treaty, explained the potential risks and problems caused, and proposed solutions to narrow the Treaty’s scope and limit the damage. Below is a transcript of the remarks made by Anubha Sinha who represented CIS at this event.
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