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== Readings ==
 
== Readings ==
  
'''The Internet and Civic Crisis'''
 
* Josh Goldstein and Juliana Rotich, Digitally Networked Technology in Kenya's 2007-2008 Post-Election Crisis, available [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/publications/2008/Digitally_Networked_Technology_Kenyas_Post-Election_Crisis here].
 
  
 
'''The Internet and Government At Odds'''
 
'''The Internet and Government At Odds'''
 
* Bruce Etling and John Kelly, Mapping Iran's Online Public, available [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/publications/2008/Mapping_Irans_Online_Public here].
 
* Bruce Etling and John Kelly, Mapping Iran's Online Public, available [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/publications/2008/Mapping_Irans_Online_Public here].
  
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'''The Internet and Civic Crisis'''
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* Josh Goldstein and Juliana Rotich, Digitally Networked Technology in Kenya's 2007-2008 Post-Election Crisis, available [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/publications/2008/Digitally_Networked_Technology_Kenyas_Post-Election_Crisis here].
  
  
 
== Additional Resources ==
 
== Additional Resources ==
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* [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/publications/2009/Mapping_the_Arabic_Blogosphere Etling, Kelly, Faris, Palfrey Mapping the Arabic Blogosphere]
 
* [http://www.benetech.org/human_rights/martus.shtml Martus]
 
* [http://www.benetech.org/human_rights/martus.shtml Martus]
 
* [http://www.ushahidi.com/ Ushahidi]
 
* [http://www.ushahidi.com/ Ushahidi]
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* [http://www.bridges.org/Real_Access Bridges.org's Real Access / Real Impact criteria for ICT access]
 
* [http://www.bridges.org/Real_Access Bridges.org's Real Access / Real Impact criteria for ICT access]
 
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* [http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman/2006/04/05/together-we-are-many/ Zephyr Teachout looks at Eastern Europe, the Internet and Politics, featuring Andy Ignatov]
 
* [http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2007/04/09/draft-paper-on-mobile-phones-and-activism/ Ethan Z on Mobiles and activism]
 
  
 
== Additional Resources From Class/Discussion ==
 
== Additional Resources From Class/Discussion ==
* [http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/switzerland-europes-heart-of-darkness-401619.html/ Switzerland:Europe's heart of darkness?]
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* [http://www.eff.org/issues/foia/search/ Electronic Frontier Foundation:Search FOIA Documents]
 
* [http://www.heliosvoting.org/ Helios Voting:Elections YOU can audit]
 
* [http://store.2600.com/hadeindeanof.html/ Hacking Democracy: An In Depth Analysis of the ES&S Voting Systems]
 
* [http://www.verifiedvotingfoundation.org/article.php?id=6608 Planning to E-Vote? Read This First]
 
* [http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,511647,00.html British University Offers Master's Degree in Facebook]
 
* [http://www.citmedialaw.org/blog/2009/first-twitter-libel-suit-starring-courtney-love Citizen Media Law Project: First Twitter Libel Suit, Starring Courtney Love]
 
  
  
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-[[User:Hnhagni|Hnhagni]] 22:04, 30 March 2010 (UTC)
 
-[[User:Hnhagni|Hnhagni]] 22:04, 30 March 2010 (UTC)
 
== Today's Presentations ==
 
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Revision as of 21:27, 13 April 2010

Despite rapid growth and extended efforts on the part of international organizations, development agencies, and private investors to reach a broader audience, the vast majority of the world does not have effective Internet access. Alternatively, mobile telephones continue to proliferate, and already boast twice the users. Have we made any progress, is the future mobile, and what has come of the World Summit on the Information Society?

Readings

The Internet and Government At Odds

  • Bruce Etling and John Kelly, Mapping Iran's Online Public, available here.

The Internet and Civic Crisis

  • Josh Goldstein and Juliana Rotich, Digitally Networked Technology in Kenya's 2007-2008 Post-Election Crisis, available here.


Additional Resources

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Additional Resources From Class/Discussion


Class Discussion

Today's Links

House Bill to establish the Internet Freedom Foundation

-Hnhagni 22:04, 30 March 2010 (UTC)