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== Additional Resources ==
 
== Additional Resources ==
 
* [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/publications/2009/Mapping_the_Arabic_Blogosphere Etling, Kelly, Faris, Palfrey Mapping the Arabic Blogosphere]
 
* [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/publications/2009/Mapping_the_Arabic_Blogosphere Etling, Kelly, Faris, Palfrey Mapping the Arabic Blogosphere]
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* [http://fletcher.tufts.edu/forum/archives/pdfs/32-2pdfs/Faris-Etling_32-2.pdf Faris, Etling, Madison and the Smart Mob: The Promise and Limitations of the Internet for Democracy
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* [http://www.ushahidi.com/ Ushahidi]
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* [http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=2670820702819322251&q=development+TED Rosling on Development]
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* [http://www.benetech.org/human_rights/martus.shtml Martus]
 
* [http://www.benetech.org/human_rights/martus.shtml Martus]
* [http://www.ushahidi.com/ Ushahidi]
 
 
* [http://infodev.org/ Infodev]
 
* [http://infodev.org/ Infodev]
 
* [http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats.htm Statistics]
 
* [http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats.htm Statistics]
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* [http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/index.asp ITU-D]
 
* [http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/index.asp ITU-D]
 
* [http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/ict/publications/wtdr_06/index.html ITU's expensive publication]
 
* [http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/ict/publications/wtdr_06/index.html ITU's expensive publication]
* [http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=2670820702819322251&q=development+TED Rosling on Development]
 
 
* [http://www.globalvoicesonline.org Global Voices]
 
* [http://www.globalvoicesonline.org Global Voices]
 
* [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]

Revision as of 13:21, 20 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

NYT story about new media in Indonesia


Class Discussion

Today's Links

House Bill to establish the Internet Freedom Foundation

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