Resources update: Digital Due Process, Sahana Software Foundation, Measurement Lab

Under Institutions > Net freedom, civil rights, privacy

Digital Due Process • A “coalition of privacy advocates, major companies and think tanks” aiming to modernize surveillance laws for the Internet, specifically the US Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).

Under Blogs > Development, democratization, crisis management

Communication Crisis • A blog investigating “the ways in which people and organisations in political crisis situations are affected by limitations in communication and the ways and modes in which people bypass these limitations.”

Under Tools > Tools

Sahana Software Foundation • “Dedicated to the mission of saving lives by providing information management solutions that enable organizations and communities to better prepare for and respond to disasters.” @SahanaFOSS

Submarine Cable Map
• Shows physical infrastructure of submarine cables. By TeleGeography telecoms market research firm.

Under Tools > Data

Measurement Lab (MLAB) • Research platform and network diagnostic tool to determine if ISPs are performing application-specific traffic shaping such as throttling email, HTTP, SSH, Flash or BitTorrent. By Open Technology Initiative (OTI), Google.

Under Tools > Online journals, book series, essay series, manuals, reference texts

Freedom on the Net 2011 • Published: April 18, 2011. “Examines internet freedom in 37 countries around the globe.” By Freedom House.