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IG Meeting in Trinidad and Tobago

Call for Application 2014

Call for applications now is open for the Sixth South School on Internet Governance to be held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 28 April to May 02, 2014.

Those interested in receiving a fellowship must complete this form and also send by email copy of the first and second page of valid passport, an updated CV (In Spanish or English) and a picture. These files must be sent by email to…


Added by S.P.ANANDAN on January 7, 2014 at 1:18pm — No Comments

Civil Society Self Nomination



Gender:       Male


Nationality:           INDIAN


Country of Residence:      INDIA



Background and/or experience in IG (50 words):


I have completed five online courses from Diplo Foundation in the past.  As an ICANN Fellow,  I attended ICANN meetings in Singapore and…


Added by S.P.ANANDAN on December 6, 2013 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Facebook's Email Service

Here is the latest news on "social inbox"

Now its time for all Facebook users to have an e-mail address ending with "@facebook.com", which is likely to propel Facebook's popularity to new heights for sure. The email service, code named 'Project Titan', is a full-fledged webmail client with huge amount of potential. This may the reason of calling the newcomer a "Gmail killer". We'll have an insight on its effect on Gmail later. Let's discuss first what it has got to offer. (courtesy:… Continue

Added by S.P.ANANDAN on November 16, 2010 at 11:28am — No Comments

Fellowship opportunity to participate in the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conf

Hello friends, Here is an interesting news for the Internet Community from developing countries:

The APRICOT 2011 is a summit to be held this year in Hong Kong from 21-25 February 2011 in Hong Kong SAR, China. The summit provides a forum for those key Internet builders in the region to learn from their peers and other leaders in the Internet community from around the world.

For personnel from developing countries to participate in the summit, the APRICOT Fellow Program… Continue

Added by S.P.ANANDAN on October 13, 2010 at 8:09am — 2 Comments

BlackBerry data row:India extends deadline

It has decided to give more time to BlackBerry maker for giving Indian intelligence agencies access to the private data being sent over its handsets

New Delhi: The

Government of India on Tuesday decided to give more time to BlackBerry

maker, Research in Motion (RIM), for providing Indian intelligence

agencies… Continue

Added by S.P.ANANDAN on October 12, 2010 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Govt. to probe online security threats

The government of India said that

it is looking into security threats posed by the services offered by

Blackberry, Skype and Google in India and will initiate dialogue with

them if required.

"We have commenced a process of examining the matter internally on what

is required to address these issues (security concerns). As and when we

find there is a necessity to hold discussions with service providers, we

will do that," IT…

Added by S.P.ANANDAN on July 20, 2010 at 9:11am — No Comments

India Threatens to Ban BlackBerry, Google, Skype

India Threatens to Ban BlackBerry, Google, Skype

Techtree News Staff, Jul 01, 2010 1745 hrs IST

I invite comments on the following news from Techtree issued on Jul 01, 2010

The Indian government has asked Research in Motion, Google and Skype to ensure that

their data is available in a readable format for security…

Added by S.P.ANANDAN on July 2, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Stephen Hawking- A legend

I admire all our contemporary scientists living in 21st Century. Of all

the scientists, Stephen Hawking is the greatest though he is severely

disabled by motor neuron disease also known as amyotrophic lateral

sclerosis (or ALS). He is the greatest theoretical cosmologists of our

time.(Christian Science Monitor). After reading his "A Brief History of

Time", I started investigating the technology used to interpret his

thoughts. I came to understand about "PREDICTIVE… Continue

Added by S.P.ANANDAN on April 29, 2010 at 3:57am — No Comments

The First Woman to conquer world's 14 highest mountains.

Oh Eun-sun Becomes First Woman To Conquer World's 14 Highest


KATMANDU, Nepal - A South Korean mountaineer became the first woman

to scale the world's 14 highest mountains, crawling on all fours

Tuesday as she reached the last summit.

Oh Eun-sun, 44, arrived at the final, steep stretch of Annapurna in the

Himalayas 13 hours after she left the last camp to beat a Spanish rival

to the record. Her feat was broadcast live in South Korea by… Continue

Added by S.P.ANANDAN on April 29, 2010 at 3:54am — 1 Comment



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