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TI en Pakistán: del dicho al hecho

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 07:07 | 5,665 views
Este artículo examina la discrepancia entre las políticas de TIC en Pakistán y la realidade del acceso y uso por las comunidades y organizaciones de base. La autora apunta una necesidad de revisión de estas políticas para que se tome en cuenta las desigualdades socio-culturales ya existentes.

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Pakistan’s Web of Censorship

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:20 | 9,519 views
The internet has become a critical space for ordinary citizens in Pakistan to speak their minds, and exchange information. These include women who sharpen their ICTs skills and turn to weblogs as a platform for articulation of their concerns and daily lives, and to engage in conversations sometimes blacked out as ‘taboo’. But is this relative ‘freedom’ under threat? This article presents an...

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Doing IT on Paper

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:20 | 5,831 views
This article examines the discrepancy between Pakistan's national IT policy and the reality of access and use on the ground. It argues a case for the revision of this policy by taking into existing account socio-cultural inequalities.