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Analysis on the strategies of Mozilla and Wiki communities on gender gap aspects

by Bhuvana Meenakshi — last modified Oct 03, 2019 11:56 AM

There is a need for research on how Open Source communities are trying to balance the gender ratio and how they provide the safe space environment to its contributors. With this in mind I have come up with this blog as I am an active contributor of Mozilla since 5 years and also got myself recently introduced to Wikimedia and its sister projects, have interacted with few Indian women contributors in both of these communities and came out with a few observations on how I see them in India and what could be improved in both communities.

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Call for joining the Free Knowledge movement #Wikipedia #Wikimedia

by Bhuvana Meenakshi — last modified Aug 20, 2019 07:15 AM

Every little drop makes a Mighty ocean! Join us in this Free Knowledge movement where your contributions will be used world-wide.

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The Knowledge Base is Liberated

by Subodh Kulkarni and Madhav Gadgil — last modified Aug 05, 2019 11:04 PM

The article published in Sunday supplement of Loksatta newspaper of Express group, written jointly by Madhav Gadgil & Subodh Kulkarni summarises - the status of searchable open knowledge available on web, eagerness of youth generation across the social strata to access knowledge on new gadgets and the approaches to build resources in Marathi on web harnessing potential of Wikimedia projects. It also elaborates major three breakthroughs – Free & open source software movement, Unicode revolution and development of collaborative knowledge building and sharing free platforms like Wikimedia projects easily accessible to people in their own languages.

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Re-licensing Sessions with Authors and Organisations

by Subodh Kulkarni — last modified Aug 05, 2019 04:12 PM

In collaboration with Marathi community, CIS-A2K is getting connected with various authors and organisations willing to re-license their content under CC-By-SA. A2K is facilitating the OTRS process Commons for re-licensing as well as digitisation of the content. The team of trained Wikimedians at Vigyan Ashram, Pabal, District Pune has taken the responsibility of digitising the books and further uploads in Wikimedia projects.

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Wikimedia Workshop on Rivers under Project Jalbodh

Wikimedia Workshop on Rivers under Project Jalbodh

by Subodh Kulkarni — last modified Aug 05, 2019 03:28 PM

The Indian National Trust for Art & Heritage Pune Chapter is working with various organisations to preserve the natural heritage places like rivers in Pune district of Maharashtra, India. After the presentation of 'Project Jalbodh' by CIS-A2K in River Dialogue organised by INTACH in April 2018, several organisations shown keen interest in collaboration.

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Orientation programme, Wikipedia workshop & Action Plan meeting in PAH Solapur University

by Subodh Kulkarni — last modified Aug 05, 2019 03:21 PM

CIS-A2K representatives visited PAH Solapur University, Solapur (PAHSUS) to finalise the action plan and MoU for the year 2019-20.

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Comments on the Draft Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2019 concerning Statutory Licensing

by Anubha Sinha — last modified Jul 11, 2019 07:04 AM

The Centre for Internet & Society gave its comments on the proposed rules 29,30,31 of the Draft Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2019. The comments were made in response to Notification G.S.R 393(E) published in the Gazette of India on May 30, 2019.

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Joining the Dots in India's Big-Ticket Mobile Phone SEP Litigation

by Rohini Lakshané and Shweta Mohandas — last modified Jul 06, 2019 01:42 AM
July 06, 2019

Rohini Lakshané and Shweta Mohandas have published their last update to this paper that chronicles mobile device SEP litigation in India. All developments in the lawsuits filed in the Delhi High Court and complaints made to the CCI that were published in reliable sources till 20 September 2018 are mentioned in this paper. The paper was an output under the Pervasive Technologies project.

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Wikimedia Education SAARC Conference 2019

Wikimedia Education SAARC Conference 2019

by Subodh Kulkarni — last modified Jul 04, 2019 02:48 AM

Christ University in association with the Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team (CIS-A2K) organized a conference, from 20 - 22 June 2019, at Christ University, Bengaluru. Forty-nine Wikimedians from four countries (Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, and India) participated in the event.

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SVG translation workshop Kannada

by Gopala Krishna — last modified Jun 29, 2019 07:21 AM

The Centre for Internet & Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) organized a SVG translation workshop for Kannada Wiki community on 23-24 February 2019 in Bengaluru. The workshop was a part of SVG Translation Campaign 2019 in India. Total 10 Wikipedians participated in the workshop and contributed to Wikimedia Commons.

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