Here are the most recent additions to the resources section of Dliberation.org, listed in no particular order:
Internet & Society Co:llaboratory • An “open think tank” initiated by Google Germany that engages in thematic initiatives lasting several months, bringing together experts to answer societal questions in the tech sphere. @IGcollaboratory
Media Access Project • US non-profit law firm and advocacy organization promoting the public interest before the FCC and US courts, “fighting for an open and diverse communications system that protects freedom of expression, promotes universal and equitable access to media outlets and telecommunications services, and encourages vibrant public discourse on critical issues facing our society.” @mediaaccess
Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure • Global network of associations “dedicated to information about free and competitive software markets, genuine open standards and patent systems with lesser barriers to competition.” Publishes ACTA Blog. @FFII
IT For Change • Bengaluru, India-based NGO promoting the use of ICT in the global South for socio-economic change.
OpeningParliament.org • “A forum for international collaboration on efforts to improve access to parliamentary information and share experiences and good practices” among parliamentary monitoring organizations. Sponsored by Sunlight Foundation, Open Society Foundations, NDI among others.
KoBo Project • “Research expertise and open-source applications for mobile data collection” in conflict areas.
Project on Information Technology and Political Islam (PITPI) • “Investigating the politics of ICTs in Muslim societies, with special focus on political uses of digital media in MENA.” @p_ITPI
Spider • A Swedish resource center for ICT4D based at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) at Stockholm University. Primarily financed by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). @spidercenter
International Law and the Internet • “A blog on why norms matter online” by Matthias Ketteman at the Institute of International Law at the University of Graz, who writers about Internet governance and human rights. @MCKettemann
Cyber-security: The vexed question of global rules • Published: January 30, 2012. By the Security & Defence Agenda, “a neutral platform for discussing defence and security policies”.
Safer Mobile • Tools, training and software to help activists and journalists “understand the security risks of mobile technology and use mobile tech more securely for their work.” @safermobile. Funded by Google, US State Dept. among others.
The Software Freedom Law Center • Non-profit provides pro-bono legal services to developers of free and open-source software. Eben Moglen is Director-Counsel.