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Solar-Computer-Lab-in-a-Box and Solar Long-Distance WiFi Set up at Rural Island School in Udot, Chuuk, FSM
26.08.12 by Laura HosmanTopics: Community Grants
An innovative, solar-powered turnkey Computer-Lab-in-a-Box and a long-distance, solar-powered wireless internet connection were set up at a primary school on the island of Udot within Chuuk, one of the Federated States of Micronesia, in early August 2012. The system was installed by members of the Pacific Island Schools Connectivity, Education, and Solar (PISCES) Project, with assistance from...
20.08.12 by Laura HosmanTopics: Community Grants
Thanks in part to funding from an Internet Society Community Grant, a three-day workshop in solar-powered wireless Internet connectivity was held at the University of Guam from July 31 to August 2, 2012, establishing one of Micronesia’s first solar-powered long-distance point-to-point WiFi connections on the university’s campus. This workshop comprised the first half of the Pacific Island Schools...
Observations from the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR/24) World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
09.08.12 by Konstantinos KomaitisTopics: Public Policy
A recent meeting of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) on issues of copyright and related rights brought to the fore the underlying tensions between the Internet as a technology that transcends borders and the current intellectual property regime set up in the 19th Century. Discussions on limitations and exceptions and on the protection of broadcasting have been taking place for...