Session 4: Addressing potential harms from ICTs

Moderator: Krishna Oolun | Discussant: Phet Sayo Digital surveillance and privacy concerns in the counter-terrorism discourse in Kenya:  Policy implications Fathima Badurdeen slides | paper | policy-brief Freedom from Social Echo Chambers: Policy Implications of an Algorithmic Bias Peter Sleeman, Broc Rademan slides | paper | policy-brief

Economic issues prevail at EuroCPR2011

EuroCPR2011 concluded on a high note on economic regulatory issues for online content like cloud computing, privacy, and mobile net neutrality, but with lukewarm discernment on social issues like censorship and freedom of expression. In line with the European Commission’s “2010 Digital  Agenda for Europe” to create a single European market Read more

Privacy and Identity Management for Life (PrimeLife/IFIP Summer School 2010)

Sixth International Summer School organised jointly by the EU FP7 project PrimeLife  and the IFIP Working Groups 9.2, 9.6/11.7 11.4, 11.6  “Privacy and Identity Management for Life (PrimeLife/IFIP Summer School 2010)” to be held in Helsingborg, Sweden, 2nd – 6th August 2010 in cooperation with the EU FP7 project ETICA.

After the success of the 2009 PrimeLife/IFIP Summer School, the European project PrimeLife and IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing, Working Groups 9.2, 9.6/11.7 11.4, 11.6) will continue their joint cooperation. This year they will hold an International Summer School on the topic of Privacy and Identity Management for Emerging Internet Applications throughout a Person’s Lifetime.

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Capacity Development Online Programme in Internet Governance and Information and Communication Technologies Policy


DiploFoundation is currently accepting applications for the 2010 Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme (IGCBP10). This online programme is designed to improve Internet governance (IG) related knowledge and skills for participants mainly from developing countries and assist them to participate in the global decision-shaping debates on Internet Governance (IG). The Programme also facilitates community building among individuals with different national, cultural, and professional backgrounds.


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