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Reporting back from Decolonizing the Internet 2018
Reporting back from Decolonizing the Internet 2018 23 November 2018 Claudia Pozo for Whose Knowledge?

This July, nearly 100 people gathered to share a two-day space in Cape Town, in a quest to discuss and strategise around decolonisation, knowledge and the internet. From techies to artists, our Decolonizing the Internet conference brought together a wide array of people from 28 different countries, all of whom care deeply about the politics of knowledge production and internet governance. A majority of participants were women, transgender or non-binary, people of colour, and from th...

Media piracy: Approaching IP from the South
Media piracy: Approaching IP from the South 21 July 2008 Natalie Brown

Royalty fees world map: © Copyright 2006 SASI Group (University of Sheffield) and Mark Newman (University of Michigan). http://www.worldmapper.org/The issue of piracy and access to knowledge is of increasing relevance to the ICT4D community. As new copyright laws attempt to keep pace with the shifting landscape of digital cultural production, legal restrictions on media use and distribution, such as digital rights management, are being championed by heavyweights in the global media industry....

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