internet rights

Feminist talk

Why we should get over facebook

Posted Thu 16 Sep 2010 - 09:57 | 6,847 views
Social networking sites and privacy formed the main topics in two sessions Maya attended - but she found that the discussions were not grounded in research, that users were absent from the debates and tired assumptions dominated the rooms. What's needed, she argues, are more workable proposals that take into account a variety of research and based on how people actually use social networking...

Feminist talk

Reflecting on language and power

Posted Wed 15 Sep 2010 - 06:57 | 6,002 views
Looks at how power is played out in the language and terminology used in the IGF discussions, even when the theme of the discussion is "Internet governance and human rights: strategies and collaboration for empowerment".