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Access Beyond Developmentalism: Technology and the Intellectual Life of the Poor

by Radha Rao — last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:16 AM
October 13, 2009

Essay by Lawrence Liang, September 21, 2009 in response to - A Dialogue on ICTs, Human Development, Growth, and Poverty Reduction

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The ICANN-US DOC 'Affirmation of Commitments' - A Step Forward?

by Anja Kovacs — last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:16 AM

On 30 September 2009, ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) signed an Affirmation of Commitments (AoC) with the US Government's Department of Commerce. For those of us who are concerned that the Internet should serve the global public good, is the new arrangement a step forward? An assessment.

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ಕೃಷಿ ಸಂಪದ - ಇ-ಮ್ಯಾಗಜೀನ್ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ

by Radha Rao — last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:15 AM
September 23, 2009

ಪರಿಸರ ಬರಹಗಾರ ನಾಗೇಶ್ ಹೆಗಡೆ ಅವರು ಕಂಪ್ಯೂಟರಿನ ಸ್ವಿಚ್ ಒತ್ತಿ ಪರದೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಡಿಜಿಟಲ್ ಪುಟ ಬೆಳಗಿ "ಕೃಷಿ ಸಂಪದ" ಇ-ಮ್ಯಾಗಜೀನನ್ನು ಇಂಟರ್ನೆಟ್ ಲೋಕಕ್ಕೆ ಅರ್ಪಿಸಿದರು.

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Information and Communication Technology For Improving Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods

by Radha Rao — last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:15 AM
September 15, 2009

ಮೈಕೇಲ್, ಮೊಬೈಲ್ ಮತ್ತು ಗ್ರಾಮೀಣ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿ (ಮೈಕೇಲ್ ರಿಗ್ಸ್ ಭಾಷಣ) - ಚಾಮರಾಜ ಸವಡಿ

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Value Added Services of Information & Communication Technology- Mobile Telephony for Farmers Benefit

by Radha Rao — last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:15 AM
August 28, 2009

Mr. G Raghunatha, State Manager, IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Ltd., Bangalore and Secretary, Institution of Agricultural Technologists, Bangalore has written an article on how ICT - Mobile Technology can be used for the farmers' benefit.

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A Comment on the 2009 IGF Draft Programme Paper

by Anja Kovacs — last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:15 AM
August 20, 2009

The Centre for Internet and Society is part of a broad group of civil society actors that submitted a comment on the Draft Programme Paper of the fourth Internet Governance Forum (IGF), taking place in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, in November 2009. The IGF is a forum for multistakeholder policy dialogue on Internet governance issues. The comment decries the complete absence of attention for Internet Rights and Principles in the agenda as it stands as of today, and this despite repeated requests from a wide range of stakeholders to make this theme a central one. All stakeholder groups were invited to submit their comments on the Draft Programme Paper of the 2009 IGF to the IGF Secretariat by 15 August.

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IT Act and Commerce

by Pranesh Prakash — last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:41 AM

This is a guest post by Rahul Matthan, partner in the law firm Trilegal, and widely regarded as one of the leading experts on information technology law in India. In this post, Mr. Matthan looks at the provisions in the amended Information Technology Act of interest to commerce, namely electronic signatures and data protection.

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Primer on the New IT Act

by Pranesh Prakash — last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:41 AM

With this draft information bulletin, we briefly discuss some of the problems with the Information Technology Act, and invite your comments.

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Comments on the Draft Rules under the Information Technology Act

by Pranesh Prakash — last modified Sep 21, 2011 06:13 AM

The Centre for Internet and Society commissioned an advocate, Ananth Padmanabhan, to produce a comment on the Draft Rules that have been published by the government under the Information Technology Act. In his comments, Mr. Padmanabhan highlights the problems with each of the rules and presents specific recommendations on how they can be improved. These comments were sent to the Department of Information and Technology.

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Letter to ICANN on NCSG

by Pranesh Prakash — last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:41 AM

The Centre for Internet and Society sent the following mail to ICANN regarding their attempt to impose their own charter for a Noncommercial Stakeholder Group (NCSG), instead of accepting the one drafted by the Noncommercial Users Constituency (NCUC).

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