Tags » ICT Policy

The A4AI Discussion: A Summation

As some of you will know my blogpost(1) which presents a detailed critique of the A4AI (the Alliance for an Affordable Internet) “Best Practices” document… 431 more words

ICT Policy

A4AI: Who Could Oppose a More Affordable Internet? The Alliance for an Affordable Internet (A4AI) and the Neo-liberal Stealth Campaign to Control the Internet Throughout the Developing World and Make Big Bucks for the Private Sector While Doing So

I have been somewhat aware of the Alliance for an Affordable Internet (A4AI) since it’s much hyped beginnings in 2013 I didn’t pay a lot of attention given its sponsorship by USAID and a passel of corporates and NGO’s who regularly lend their names to a variety of do-gooding Internet initiatives around the Internet which never seem to go anywhere beyond launches and photo ops, and as well recognizing that improving “Internet Access” is a bit of a flavour of the day for various “benevolent” parties. 2,551 more words

Digital Inclusion

#Rewind 2015

Reviewing the important developments in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) policy space in 2015

A Supreme Judgement

The month of March saw the Supreme Court of India strike down Sec 66A of the Indian IT Act. 1,305 more words

Public Policy

CSO Report Highlights Need for Irish Businesses to Put Effective ICT Policies in Place

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) published a really interesting report this week on ICT use in Irish businesses.  According to the report, 42 per cent of Irish firms said they had a detailed ICT policy in place, covering issues such as the disclosure of confidential data and cyber attacks.  228 more words