Security and privacy

Free Websites Online
Free Websites Online 18 August 2009

A company that has done quite a nice job putting all the requirements of a website together in one platform is WEBRIQ, with an innovative online website builder suited to fit the needs of any small an

First Planning Workshop - EroTICs: Exploratory Research on Sexuality and the Internet
First Planning Workshop - EroTICs: Exploratory Research on Sexuality and the Internet 22 July 2009

EroTICs is a cross-country exploratory research project. This a two-and-a-half year research project taking place from 2008 to 2010 will respond to the question: How may the emerging debates and the growing practice of regulation of online content either impede or facilitate different ways women use the internet and the impact on their sexual expression, sexualities and sexual health practices, and assertion of their sexual rights? Or expressed differently: In what ways do internet and ICT po...

Citizens’ Participation And Political Rejuvenation In India
Citizens’ Participation And Political Rejuvenation In India 15 March 2009

It seems the efforts of people like Mr.Praveen Dalal are finally appreciated and have

Best Legal Information And Cyber Law Portals Of India
Best Legal Information And Cyber Law Portals Of India 08 March 2009

Legal information is a very important for almost all the segments of a society. However, there is a dearth of Law portals and web sites in India.

Freedom Not Fear
Freedom Not Fear 10 October 2008

On October 11 2008, internet privacy advocates will be meeting in over twenty of Europe’s major cities and capitals in the Americas to launch the Freedom Not Fear campaign, which protests mass-surveillance and mass data retention that many governments world-wide are undertaking. Together, they will promote democracy, free speech and human rights, and raise awareness on this issue through prot...

Corporate complicity with the Great Firewall
Corporate complicity with the Great Firewall 13 August 2008

Dmitri VItalievLike its precursor, the Great Wall of China, the Great Firewall was constructed to guard China from waves of

Vaulting the great firewall
Vaulting the great firewall 05 August 2008

In a commentary published on the Guardian on August 5 2008, NGO-in-a-Box’s Russian editor and project manager for information security says: “Civil society has answers to the problems posed by the imp

EU directive paints alternative ISPs black
EU directive paints alternative ISPs black 03 August 2008

Stencil for German campaign against the EU Directive on data retention. Licence: CreativeCommons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0A European Union directive on data retention is set to be implemented in all member states from 2009, requiring all telecom providers to hold on to your email’s destination, the subject line and the sending time. European internet service providers are r...

Data Retention on the Internet: Challenges for small, alternative and citizen-based Internet Service Providers
Data Retention on the Internet: Challenges for small, alternative and citizen-based Internet Service Providers 29 July 2008

A one-day conference for international experts, academics, activists, technology professionals (and possibly EU/EP representatives) to share knowledge on the current state and practices of data retention across Europe

Europe votes on anti-piracy laws
Europe votes on anti-piracy laws 08 July 2008

Europeans suspected of putting movies and music on file-sharing networks could be thrown off the web under proposals before Brussels.