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CPRsouth 2015: Call for abstracts/paper proposals

THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF ICT GOVERNANCE AND PRACTICE – CONVERGENCE AND BIG DATA Hosted by the Innovation Center for Big Data and Digital Convergence Yuan Ze University, Taiwan 26 – 28 August 2014  CALL FOR ABSTRACTS/PAPER PROPOSALS CPRsouth 2015 Deadline for submissions: 15 December … Continue reading

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Nothing to fear in peering: A conversation with Bitstop.ph (Part 2 of a 3-part series)

This article is a repost of my blog which originally appears in Telecom Asia, with their kind permission. Since the May-28 Senate hearing investigating the Philippines’ slow and expensive internet, local IP peering has gained traction and media has since caught … Continue reading

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“To peer or not to peer”: A conversation with Bitstop.ph (Part 1 of a 3-part series)

This article is a repost of my blog which originally appears in Telecom Asia, with their kind permission. Last month, the Philippine Senate conducted a hearing to investigate the reason behind the country’s slow and expensive internet connection. What prompted the … Continue reading

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Highway Africa Conference 2014 – Call for Papers

Highway Africa Conference 2014  - Call for Papers Theme: Social Media – from the margins to the mainstream Dates: 7-8 September 2014 Venue: Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa Social Media – from the margins to the mainstream The birth of social … Continue reading

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WG 9.4: Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries 13th International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries

Key dates  Submissions Due: 3rd October 2014 Notification of Acceptance: 22nd January 2015 Resubmissions Due: 20th February 2015 Conference: 20-22 May 2015 Call for Papers Various discourses around “openness” are present in the domain of ICT and development studies. An … Continue reading

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Philippines’ slow and costly internet puzzle

This article is a repost of my blog which originally appears in Telecom Asia, with their kind permission. Barely a month after the Philippines celebrated—with much pizzazz—the 20th anniversary of its first internet connection, the ASEAN released an infographic showing the country having … Continue reading

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20 Years of Philippine Internet

This article is a repost of my blog which originally appears in Telecom Asia, with their kind permission.   I was 20 years old when I first got exposed to the internet. Having come from a family that did not own … Continue reading

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CPRsouth 2014 conference pushed back by six days to avoid clash with Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul

CPRsouth 2014 in Johannesburg clashes with IGF 2014 in Istanbul.  Internet governance has assumed increased importance to the CPRsouth community in the aftermath of the controversial WCIT conference in 2012 and the Snowden revelations.  In recent years, IGF has been … Continue reading

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Information and Communications Technology for Development (ICTD) in Practice (Spring 2014),

Information and Communications Technology for Development (ICTD) in Practice (Spring 2014), a graduate level course at the University of California Berkeley School of Information. No matter if you are a registered student or not, if you are interested in the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: 3rd Florence Conference on the Regulation of Infrastructures

3rd Conference on the Regulation of Infrastructures Taking stock of current challenges Details here: http://fsr.eui.eu/Events/OTHER/2014/140613CRII.aspx ABOUT Continuing the successful format the 3rd Conference on the Regulation of Infrastructures will take place on Friday, 13 June and bring together all research areas of the … Continue reading

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