A different type of internet traffic - violence against women and the internet in Mexico


Tere said the first case was five years ago. A nine-year-old girl who via chat made friends with another girl, both of them crazy for Cowco stickers. One day they planned to meet after school to exchange stampitas. But her new cyber friend didn´t show up, rather she was met by the big brother. Doused with chloroform and kidnapped.

ACTA - anyone making a fuss in your country?


So, is anybody up in a huff about ACTA in your country? Nice that at least netcitizen protest (amongst other activism) encouraged it going public.

Community Radio@World Telecommunication & Information Society Day 2010 Dhaka, Bangladesh by BNNRC


Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is going to celebrate World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2010. The A three days national program will be inaugurated on this grand occasion in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 17th May, Monday 2010.

Technology linnked to happiness, study reveals


According to a new study by the Chartered Institute for IT, women in developing countries, and both sexes with low incomes or poor education, were most influenced emotionally by their access to technology.

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eINDIA 2010 awards - nominations now open online


eINDIA 2010 award nominations are now open online. Nominations are being accepted from individual participants, government organisations, NGOs, private institutions and enterprises, who have transformed a development opportunity into a sustainable enterprise through innovative use of ICTs.

Please visit the eINDIA Awards website to learn more.

Does social networking make sense for government institutes?


Doing a search for women´s institutes in Mexico yields few results – even though all women´s institutes are required by law to have websites. Mexico´s 2002 transparency law was heralded as key to ending corruption, a vindication of citizens’ right to know.

Joomla – a community of web builders!


Joomla means in Swahili (Urdu) “all together” and to a certain extend they have been living up their name of being a system that is end-user friendly, developer friendly and also takes care of the design of your website and the way a content management system should work.
Designers will choose Joomla because of the amazing capabilities that its engine has in making websites look fantastic.

Bangladesh: How and Where is Bangladesh Telecenter Network (BTN) funded by donor Agencies


Two years back I wrote two articles on telecentre movement, Birth of BTN and Trend & Trade of Telecenre Movement, where I showed wrong way and fallacy of ICT4D. The both articles were appreciated not only in Bangladesh, even I got kind responses from British, French and American ICT thinkers.

How ICTs Are Changing the Way We Live - The eLearning Africa 2010 Photo Competition

How ICTs Are Changing the Way We Live – The eLearning Africa 2010 Photo

We wanted to know how mobile phones, the Internet, computers and the
audiovisual media have changed (your) life in Africa. More than 100 images
were submitted to the competition.


Promising scholars receive award to research the impact of public access to ICT

Ottawa, Canada

Amy MahanAmy Mahan
For twelve emerging scholars from developing countries around the world, their research ideas in the area of ICT for development have just been made reality.

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