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Self regulation on internet

During week 5 of the OMAN IGCBP group, interesting debates took place on self regulation on internet.

 

A student indicated that self-regulation is acceptable to be adopted to regulate or govern the internet, however, such approach should be along with other mechanism especially national legislation which could set the principles for self-regulation approach.

 

It was also noted that the public must be educated and awareness must be raised. If that is done, people…

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Added by Priyanthi Daluwatte on October 19, 2012 at 4:43pm — No Comments

ICANN Survey

Hello Everyone,

ICANN has published a survey to encourage community input on improving its effectiveness as a global organization. You need not be a member of ICANN to participate in the survey. The survey is available in all of the UN languages. Click here for more details

The survey results will be shared with the…

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Added by Priyanthi Daluwatte on March 27, 2012 at 3:57pm — 1 Comment

eParticipation principles

Workshop on eParticipation -day 3 of the IGF11, Nairobi



The session had Markus Krummer, Jovan Kurbalija, Tim Davis, Jeremy Malcolm, Nenna Nwakanma, Norbert Bollow, Sebastian Bachollet and Jorge Plano shared their views in the session. The session was moderated by Rachel and Ginger moderated the remote participants. The rapoteuring was carried out real time online by a group of Diplo Alumni using Etherpad.…

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Added by Priyanthi Daluwatte on September 29, 2011 at 9:39am — No Comments

Transforming higher education through broadband

The workshop (#188)  on the above topic, on the second day of IGF11, shared experiences of a diverse group of stakeholders. The panel consisted of the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Information and Communication, Kenya,  Chief Operating Officer, Internet Society, Representative  from the Uganda Martyrs University, Kenya Education Network Trust (KENET), and a representative from Safaricom a broad band provider in Kenya.



The discussion took place on the provision of connectivity…

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Added by Priyanthi Daluwatte on September 28, 2011 at 10:07am — No Comments

Highlight at the session on governance of social media

During the session on governance of social media, it was debated for a title for a workshop which will address on how to develop terms of service for social media and event which will be attended by civil society, governemnt, private sector.

Suggestion - Corporate social responsibility for social media..>>

Added by Priyanthi Daluwatte on November 17, 2009 at 5:08pm — No Comments

Highlights at the Main Session on Access and Diversity, IGF4 16th November

Mr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Chariman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization, Egypt summarising the Main Session on Access and Diversity indicated the following.

Develop a Egyptian knowledge society
To adopt the accessibility for dsiabled
To encourage ICANN to acceleratate the process of multilingualism on the internet for its coherence

"Develop One internet to speak many languages"

Added by Priyanthi Daluwatte on November 17, 2009 at 11:20am — No Comments

Stratergies to provide accessibility for disabled

Workshop 305- Sustainable Capacity Building for Internet Accessibility Public Policy Development



The workshop was addressed by Gunela Astbrink, Internet Society of Australia and the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network and the presentation by Maliha Kabani, President, International Sustainable Development Resource Centre (Geneva) was carried out by Gunela Astbrink.



Strategies adopted to provide accessibility for persons with visual and hearing impairment was… Continue

Added by Priyanthi Daluwatte on November 16, 2009 at 4:48pm — No Comments

Access and content - key features of digital empowerment

The main issue of access and availability of locally relevant content was a ket feature that I observed during my initial intervention in an ICT4D project in Sri Lanka. www.v-village.lk



The project set up 2 telecentres and provided free access. Yet, it had a few users. The majority of users were youth who showed a keen interest to use technology. Besides learning email there were not many other activities the village youth could do as there was a… Continue

Added by Priyanthi Daluwatte on November 16, 2009 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Do you experience the same tech problem?

Hi, I could not open the Diplo Ning through IE, so had to install Firefox. Through Firefox, it is alright now.

Added by Priyanthi Daluwatte on November 15, 2009 at 12:10pm — 1 Comment

trouble shooting

Installed Firefox and it is working now, The ning did not work with IE

Added by Priyanthi Daluwatte on November 15, 2009 at 12:07pm — No Comments

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