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Civil Society policy websites set up in ten nations
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2004-07-28 11:31:19

Alliance for Nonprofit Management Annual Conference
The 2004 Alliance Annual Conference will focus on "Empowering the Nonprofit Sector."
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Civil Society policy websites set up in ten nations
@ 2004-07-28 11:31:19
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Alliance for Nonprofit Management Annual Conference
@ 2004-07-28 11:28:18
The 2004 Alliance Annual Conference will focus on "Empowering the Nonprofit Sector."
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TechSurveyor Offline Support
@ 2004-04-21 02:37:26
A new support system for eRider users of TechSurveyor Offline has been set up.
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Photos from Istanbul
@ 2004-03-01 06:46:48
We are so cool. Just take a look .
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What's a Blog, and Why Should Nonprofits Care?
@ 2004-02-24 08:06:28
What's a Blog, and Why Should Nonprofits Care?
The following article describes weblogs (commonly known as blogs) and presents ideas on how they may be useful for the work of nonprofits. As with any new Web tool, tech organizations are first to e
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Blogs Pump Bucks Into Campaigns
@ 2004-02-19 05:00:21
Not even his own staff would call Democratic congressional candidate Ben Chandler a nethead.

"He uses the Internet almost exclusively for fantasy baseball," said campaign spokesman Jason Sauer, who added that he wasn't sure whether, until re
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Open source training will take place in Sofia!!!
@ 2004-01-13 04:21:22
Training on open source, web designing and networking will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria from the 18th.of February 2004.
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Looking at Linux in 2004 by: Eric Hellweg
@ 2003-12-22 12:45:58
Early signs show next year could be the breakout year for the open-
source operating system.
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Linux: The Next Generation
@ 2003-12-22 12:45:20
zc9iThis article describes the mission of a small Spanish town dedicated to using Open Source software. ?It isn't about the process of collaborative development or objections to intellectual property. It's about power to the people.?
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Group seeks political power for P2P
@ 2003-12-22 12:44:21
Click the Vote (http://www.clickthevote.org/), a new nonprofit organization has launched a campaign intended to connect file-swapping and open-source computing advocates into a political force.
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Brazil bets on Linux cybercafes
@ 2003-12-22 12:43:25
The local authorities in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil have opened countless Internet cafés for citizens to use computers for free. Advocates believe that ?access to technology is fundamental in order to
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Mugabe slams 'global inequality?
@ 2003-12-22 12:42:21

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe at the Commonwealth summit said, ?There could be no just information society without more social equality.? What do you believe?

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How to Measure Outcomes
@ 2003-11-28 11:27:07
From Improving IT Infrastructures to Achieving Social Good: Outcomes of Nonprofit Technology Assistance Providers (NTAPs)
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The Rise of the Asian Web Log
@ 2003-11-25 13:11:26
Out on the Internet exists an alternative universe where mainstream media, social mores, personal lives and government activities are diarised, critiqued, mocked and satirized by thousands of amateur and independent writers.
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Two Edged Sword
@ 2003-11-19 23:02:32
Interesting article on MSNBC today. Could eRiders and all the other technorati out there be working to make the world safer?
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Palestinians Surf During the Seige
@ 2003-11-19 11:55:55
Cooped up in their communities for most of the past three years of fighting, Palestinians have found a way to escape: going online.
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Parliament calls for gender equality in the information society
@ 2003-11-07 10:44:33
The European Parliament has, by an overwhelming majority, adopted a report on women in the information society which calls on the Commission and Member States to devise policies to ensure gender equality in the information and ICT sector.
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How Secure is Your E-mail?
@ 2003-11-05 10:03:15
Headlines are flying with stories of incriminating e-mail messages — and the many court cases that have been launched by (discovered) e-mails. That makes this a very good time for you to be securing your corporate communications with new tools.
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How to become an e-mail extrovert
@ 2003-11-04 14:43:03
Software which enables e-mail writers to choose the image they want to portray is being developed by a team of Scottish researchers.
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Use of the Internet for Political Action in the Middle East
@ 2003-11-04 07:58:10
This paper examines how non-state dissident actors in the Middle East use the Internet for political action in the face of state-imposed constraints on Internet access. Non-state dissident actors have revisionist goals and the Internet offers certain adva
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From the Screen to the Streets
@ 2003-10-31 08:20:05
It has taken 10 years of talk about “new media” for a critical mass to understand that every computer desktop, and now every pocket, is a worldwide printing press, broadcasting station, place of assembly, and organizing tool—and to learn how to use that i
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Copyright Catch-Up in Eastern Europe
@ 2003-10-30 09:11:10
Interesting take on piracy and copyright issues in Eastern Europe. From the article...Not only can music enthusiasts in the Baltic states buy boatloads of pirated tunes on the streets, they pay taxes on the prohibited material.
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Computer Operating System Guide for Small Organizations
@ 2003-10-29 22:40:15
The purpose of this guide is to help a non-technical or low end technical person working in a small non-profit or NGO(non-governmental organization) make informed decisions about aquiring computer systems based on their needs.
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Today's Tech Dependent Activists
@ 2003-10-28 09:30:58
Activists and protesters arm themselves with technology -- peer-to-peer, wireless gadgets -- in preparation for next month's meeting of the World Trade Organization.
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Pictures Worth a Thousand Protests
@ 2003-10-28 09:28:03
A modern generation of activists around the world who are relying on new technologies -- from hidden cameras to satellite communication -- to collect evidence of wrongdoing, promote their causes or simply provide an alternative voice to the mainstream pre
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Google nearly ready to float
@ 2003-10-27 13:39:53
Search engine Google, owner of one of the most powerful brands on the internet, is now close to floating its shares for the first time, according to a swathe of media reports.
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Communication: From information society to knowledge societies
@ 2003-10-22 15:44:11
Technological measures alone will not be enough to bridge the digital divide. UNESCO believes that the social, political and cultural aspects of the information revolution must be tackled, if people in North and South are to reap its benefits fully.
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Technology Seen As Key To Latin American Economic Growth
@ 2003-10-22 15:41:50
Greater investment in technology is the key to boosting the stagnant economies and labor markets of Latin America, a new report by the Inter-American Development Bank says.
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Net User - International Internet Conf in Sofia
@ 2003-10-22 05:54:29
Net User is the first international and interdisciplinary conference in Bulgaria, which features a wide variety of contemporary trends in Internet activities in order to develop a better theoretical and pragmatic understanding of the Internet.
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Microsoft backs e-mail controls
@ 2003-10-21 14:16:04
Microsoft backs e-mail controls
The days when you could forward an embarrassing e-mail to your colleagues could be a thing of the past.
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Switching from Google's API to Yahoo\'s RSS
@ 2003-10-20 09:08:03
I have removed the Google results that used to be on book detail pages and have replaced them with results from Yahoo News RSS feeds, as described by Jeremy Zawodny a few weeks ago.
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Microsoft Funding Opportunity
@ 2003-10-13 08:05:14
Computer literacy has become a vital workplace skill - a skill that millions of people worldwide still lack. To help narrow this skills gap and aid global work-force development, Microsoft Corp. today launched Unlimited Potential (UP), a global initiative
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eRiders.net Content Contest
@ 2003-10-08 12:58:29
Always envied other eRider’s cool handhelds but did not want to shell out the money to buy one? Participate in a content contest on eRiders.net and win a Palm Zire for yourself.

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NGOs Meet Linux
@ 2003-10-08 07:15:11
Bringing together activists from non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and free and Open Source software proponents on a common ground for mutual learning and cooperation,was the mission 110 people from over 35 countries lead to the island of Vis.
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Voxiva - connecting without a computer
@ 2003-09-30 14:57:30
Connecting touch tone phone users to the web - without a computer. Check out how one tool is working in Peru.
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New Search Engine for Slow Connections
@ 2003-09-22 17:11:28
Ever sat online and watched a web page take 15 minutes to load over a slow connection? This may change with the release of a new search engine developed by MIT.
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Wearable Cryptography for Human Rights Groups
@ 2003-09-16 06:46:20
There's no question that the Internet is helping activists call attention to human rights violations, but barriers still exist. One significant barrier is encryption software, which even the experts acknowledge is far from user-friendly.
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Street Smart
@ 2003-09-15 15:59:54
Innovative use of handhelds by organizations in New York. How a little technology can go a long way in documenting and meeting community needs.
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IRC chatroom for eriders with open source issues
@ 2003-09-11 09:33:19
We have started a test IRC channel for eRiders. The chat room is for online help for issues with open source programs.
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Grant Announcement - Social Software Development
@ 2003-09-06 08:28:02
The OSI Information Program is pleased to issue a request for project proposals for its ICT Toolsets initiative. This initiative seeks to advance and support open society principles and practices by funding the development of software tools designed to me
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2004-03-03 16:28:58
Maria describes her job fundraising for eRiding work
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