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August 2012 Blog Posts (11)

[Webinar] Exploring the potential of mobile broadband technology, tomorrow (Tuesday) at 13:00 GMT

Join us tomorrow for our August IG webinar! Our special host, Milan Vuckovic from Verizon, will discuss the theme 'Exploring the potential of mobile broadband technology'.

Source: http://www.diplomacy.edu/calendar/webinar-exploring-potential-mobile-broadband-technology…

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Added by Diplo IGCBP on August 27, 2012 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Few days left to apply for Policy Research Methodology course

Would you like to develop analytical skills in challenging Information and communication technology (ICT) and Internet governance (IG) topics that have strategy and development dimensions? Would you like to learn how to write a research proposal, with the help of expert tutors and a qualified editor?

The Policy Research Methodology course offers you this, and much more. The course is an intensive 8-week online programme…

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Added by Diplo IGCBP on August 27, 2012 at 11:44am — No Comments

National e-Democracy/e-Government Survey

Hi Friends, We are conducting a survey on the users' acceptance of e-Democracy/e-Government services in Africa. Your perception of the usefulness, ease of use, computer self-efficacy, quality of Internet connection, and risk of the of e-Democracy/e-Government services you experience or intend to use is sought. Please kindly respond to the following questions.

Your responses will be duly appreciated and treated with utmost confidentiality. You are required to attempt all questions. It…

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Added by Robert Kikonyogo on August 27, 2012 at 11:11am — No Comments

Hacking competition, How a lying 'social engineer' hacked Wal-Mart !

How a lying 'social engineer' hacked Wal-Mart

Organizer Chris Hadnagy (right) oversees a Defcon contest that challenges competitors like Shane MacDougall (at left) to trick companies into disclosing sensitive data.

Organizer Chris Hadnagy (right) oversees a Defcon contest that challenges competitors like Shane MacDougall (at left) to trick companies into disclosing sensitive data.

LAS VEGAS (CNNMoney) -- A Wal-Mart store manager in a small military town in Canada got an urgent phone call last month from "Gary Darnell" in the home office in Bentonville, Ark.

Darnell told the…

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Added by Robert Kikonyogo on August 9, 2012 at 5:41pm — No Comments

Share on Twitter what The Declaration of Internet Freedom principles mean to YOU!

Here's a good opportunity to share with your friends and coworkers on Twitter, as well as other Declaration supporters and signers what The Declaration of Internet Freedom principles personally mean to you, why you value these principles and how these issues effect your life.

To encourage further engagement and feedback on the Declaration we hope that you, a member of Diplo Internet Governance Community…

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Added by Mera Szendro Bok on August 8, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Internet penetration and Reading culture in Developing countries

It has always been said that the best way to hide information from an African is by writing it. Africans are well known for the poorest reading habits. Every motivational speaker I have listened to, has had to mention reading as the best way to redeem Africa. Reading, on a number of cases has been sought after as the best way to run away from the cyclic cycle of poverty affecting the developing countries. Finding the number of people in Africa who can read a book…

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Added by Mayengo Tom Kizito on August 3, 2012 at 2:25pm — 2 Comments

Vint Cerf Guest Lecture at an ISOC Next Generation Leaders Class showcases the evolving nature of e-Learning ... Social e-Learning

On August 2, 2012, Father of the Internet, Internet Pioneer and member of the +Internet Hall Of Fame,Vint Cerf shared his thoughts with Internet Policy & Governance e-Learning students. 



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Added by Tracy Hackshaw on August 3, 2012 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

ICO power to stop FOI dodgers 'some way off'

Information commissioner says MPs' recommendation for more time to investigate destruction of FOI data will need change in law.

Christopher Graham, the information commissioner, has said that implementation of the justice committee's recommendation for his office to have more time to prosecute people who destroy data requested under freedom of information (FOI) is "still some way off".

Although it is an offence to destroy information so as to avoid responding to an…

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Added by Enock Othin on August 3, 2012 at 12:02pm — No Comments

ICO power to stop FOI dodgers 'some way off'

Information commissioner says MPs' recommendation for more time to investigate destruction of FOI data will need change in law.

Christopher Graham, the information commissioner, has said that implementation of the justice committee's recommendation for his office to have more time to prosecute people who destroy data requested under freedom of information (FOI) is "still some way off".

Although it is an offence to destroy information so as to avoid responding to an…

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Added by Enock Othin on August 3, 2012 at 12:02pm — No Comments

A Force for police ICT change

The last few weeks have seen a number of developments in police ICT including an ongoing debate over the role and reputation of G4S in police outsourcing, and the implications for forces of the decisions of police and crime commissioners.In terms of curbing crimes I think it's the way to go to quip the forces with ICT knowledge so they maybe able to reduce the high rate of crime and wish the Africa heads of states too can buy the idea. what's your idea.

Added by Enock Othin on August 3, 2012 at 11:56am — No Comments

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