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Mobile Phones Bring Land Ownership to Indigenous Farmers
Science & Tech  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, freedoms, government, world, society, politics, Gizmos, technology, safety )

JL
- 612 days ago - mercycorps.org
Land ownership is one of the most empowering ways to combat poverty. Yet in many parts of Latin America, rural communities have long been disenfranchised and cut out of the official land titling process, creating and sustaining inequality.
The World Telecommunication Policy Forum: Issues to Watch
Science & Tech  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, blog, ethics, europe, freedoms, government, humanrights, HumanRights, politics, society, world, technology, internet, UnitedNations )

JL
- 614 days ago - accessnow.org
its outcome documents--known as opinions--will help shape the direction of global internet governance in the coming years.
Debunking the Myth of a Digital Cold War, Before It's Too Late
Science & Tech  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, conflict, ethics, europe, freedoms, humanrights, HumanRights, news, middle-east, society, politics, world, usa, internet, investigation, interesting, technology, tech, NewTechnology )

JL
- 623 days ago - aljazeera.com
There is no digital Cold War. But perpetuating that myth could create one, and that's not a good thing, writes author.
In Depth: The District Court's Remarkable Order Striking Down the NSL Statute
Science & Tech  (tags: propaganda, usa, ethics, constitution, law, usa, discovery, investigation, technology, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, HumanRights, freedoms )

JL
- 637 days ago - eff.org
On Friday, EFF received the long-awaiting ruling on its 2011 petition to set aside a National Security Letter (NSL) issued to a telecommunications company. The petition challenged the constitutionality of one of five national security letter statutes,
Consensus Builds for Requiring Warrant for Email Searches
Science & Tech  (tags: freedoms, law, crime, police, abuse, congress, republicans, democrats, government, computers, computer, discovery, investigation, internet, humans, society, technology, safety, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

JL
- 637 days ago - thehill.com
Republicans, Democrats and government officials agreed at a House hearing on Tuesday that police should need a warrant to obtain people's emails and other private online messages from third-party providers.
Children Flourish in LGBTQ Families
Science & Tech  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, gayrights, freedoms, education, dishonesty, culture, children, ethics, family, health, humans, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, research, science, scientists, study, safety, society )

JL
- 637 days ago - mlp.org
According to the American Psychological Association (APA), "Research has shown that the adjustment, development, and psychological well-being of children is unrelated to parental sexual orientation, & that the children of lesbian and gay parents are as
Special Report on Internet Surveillance, Focusing on 5 Governments and 5 Companies
Science & Tech  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, government, humanrights, HumanRights, media, world, abuse, business, corporate, ethics, law, society, news, safety, investigation, NewTechnology, technology, internet, design, concept )

JL
- 642 days ago - en.rsf.org
It looks at the way governments are increasingly using technology that monitors online activity and intercepts electronic communication in order to arrest journalists, citizen-journalists & dissidents.Around 180 netizens worldwide are currently in prison
Telecom Industry Dialogue to Collaborate With GNI on Freedom of Expression, Privacy Rights
Science & Tech  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, humanrights, HumanRights, government, world, politics, society, technology, world, tech, safety, NewTechnology, internet, investigation, humans )

JL
- 643 days ago - accessnow.org
Access (accessnow.org) welcomes the announcement of a new collaboration between the Telecommunications Industry Dialogue on Freedom of Expression and Privacy, and the Global Network Initiative. Beginning with a two-year trial, this collaboration holds th
Take Action: Free Our Phones -- For Real
Science & Tech  (tags: congress, government, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, corruption, abuse, americans, propaganda, usa, business, consumers, corporate, dishonesty, cover-up, finance, law, marketing, money, technology, internet, NewTechnology, society, technology )

JL
- 646 days ago - act.freepress.net
Last month, more than 100,000 people told the White House that cellphone unlocking -- configuring your phone so it'll work on other networks -- should be legal again. The White House agrees and has told Congress and the FCC to do something about it.
Middle East Food Security Tracking Tool Launched
Science & Tech  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, GoodNews, humanrights, HumanRights, palestine, politics, israel, iran, iraq, middle-east, society, world, Refugees&Relief, conflict, goodnews, ethics, technology, tech, NewTechnology, concept, health )

JL
- 647 days ago - irinnews.org
Now, aid workers and policymakers working on food security and looking for easy access to malnutrition data in Yemen, or how rainfall tends to vary in Syria, can turn to a handy web-based tool.
The Science Gender Gap in 4 Horrifying Charts
Science & Tech  (tags: women, society, rights, sadness, freedoms, education, culture, americans, children, ethics, science, scientists, study, research )

JL
- 649 days ago - motherjones.com
call your attention to Nature's eye-popping new report on the persistent gender gap in the sciences. The short of it: Women scientists have made some gains, but they're still getting the short end of the stick.
Is Washington to Blame for Chinese Cyberterrorism?
Science & Tech  (tags: china, conflict, freedoms, ethics, politics, usa, world, money, technology, safety, investigation, research, society, study )

JL
- 659 days ago - cnbc.com
Do we want to stop the Chinese military from stealing trade secrets and compromising our infrastructure? Yes. So how about we stop funding it?
Selling Spyware to Trap Dissidents
Science & Tech  (tags: middle-east, europe, ethics, freedoms, humanrights, HumanRights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, corporate, abuse, business, money, marketing, society, NewTechnology, technology, safety, computers, computer, tech, internet )

JL
- 659 days ago - presseurop.eu
He's regarded as one of the meanest Germans in the cybersphere: Martin Münch supplies police and secret services with spyware, which some dictators use to terrorize dissidents.
Take Action: Take Action Now to Kill the New CISPA.
Science & Tech  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, media, politics, usa, terrorism, lies, safety, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', HumanRights, humanrights, freedoms, technology, world, study, safety, NewTechnolo )

JL
- 662 days ago - act.freepress.net
It's the zombie bill that refuses to die. The "new" CISPA is identical to the original CISPA that passed in the House last year -- and poses the same threat to our digital civil liberties and our freedom to connect online
One of Kenya's Big Banks Makes a Big Bet on Mobile
Science & Tech  (tags: africa, interesting, freedoms, ethics, business, finance, investments, investing, money, marketing, society, technology, world, NewTechnology, society, technology )

JL
- 665 days ago - qz.com
Earlier this week, CISCO predicted that there will be 850 mobile users in the Middle East and Africa by 2017 and one of Kenya's biggest banks has changed its strategy to capitalize on this development.

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