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Action Research Network
Action Research Network 11 April 2011

The APC Action Research Network is a network of researchers who focus on “information society” themes. They are carrying out research for action intended to lead to positive changes in the policy environments in the countries and regions where they live and work in three areas – spectrum, human rights online and ICTs and environment.  

7 Billion Voices - a new campaign for freedom of expression online
7 Billion Voices - a new campaign for freedom of expression online 02 March 2011 grady

7 Billion Voices is a new online campaign whose goal is “to give everyone a voice without censorship, interference or fear of what happens after expression.” Its members advocate that the European Union take a leading role with comprehensive and effective strategies for protecting freedom of expression online, and that its leaders inco

Blackout against internet censorship in Hungary
Blackout against internet censorship in Hungary 05 January 2011 Robert Fidrich

On 1 January 2011, a new law came into effect, which now enables the ruling party to gain control of the internet through the creation of a powerful censorship authority. To show our concern for fundamental rights and free speech we will black out our online presence on the 5 January 2011 for 24 hours. We ask that everyone concerned about fundamental rights and free speech to black out its onli...

Digital Age: Parents and Children Warned about Risks Related to Internet
Digital Age: Parents and Children Warned about Risks Related to Internet 15 December 2010 OWPSEE

The OneWorld Platform for Southeast Europe (owpsee) promotes the values of internet as an extremely useful tool and resource for acquisition of new knowledge, but at the same time warns about the possible dangers of abuse of children on internet.

Basel Action Network
Basel Action Network 11 December 2010

The Basel Action Network (BAN) is a non-governmental organisation which focuses on the devastating impacts of toxic trade from an environmental justice perspective, advocates for banning waste trade, and for promoting green and democratic design of consumer products. Initiator of the e-Stewards programme for certifying responsible electronic recyclers, working on green shipbreaking, zero mercur...

Climate-X
Climate-X 22 October 2010

Oxfordshire ClimateXChange is a climate change engagement and action project led by the Environmental Change Institute at Oxford University. It started in 2006 with the support of many partners across Oxfordshire, and now operates to engage and inspire action on climate change within specific sectors in Oxfordshire. Climate-X map

imeasure
imeasure 22 October 2010

Imeasure is a home energy monitoring calculator. It is a simple online tool to help people cut energy use at home, save money and protect the environment by tracking their energy use at home and competing with others for the lowest carbon footprint, based on regular gas and electricity meter readings. The imeasure data will help researchers investigating how the UK can reduce carbon emissions ...

Could you be a cyber-terrorist? Avoid becoming “collateral damage”
Could you be a cyber-terrorist? Avoid becoming “collateral damage” 11 October 2010 Pangea

Daniel is a photographer who lives in Europe. He works for a magazine and has recently travelled to Pakistan and the United States to illustrate an article about the architecture of mosques. When he gets home he is arrested – because his internet profile matches that of a cyber terrorist. How could it happen? And could it happen to you?

Green PC
Green PC 11 October 2010

Green Spider is running a re-use programme called “Green PC.” It collects used computers from organisations and individuals, refurbishes and outfits them with FOSS operating systems, and then donates them to small grassroots organisations.

Global CO2 savings from the use of IT services instead of flying and commuting
Global CO2 savings from the use of IT services instead of flying and commuting 05 October 2010

An online calculator and map visualising outcomes of four scenarios in terms of global CO2 savings from the use of IT services instead of flying and commuting. Possible selection of IT services, regions, scenarios and years for which potential savings are calculated. Covers USA, Europe, India, China and Japan.Global CO2 savings from using IT services

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