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· December, 2012

Stories about Technology from December, 2012

12 December 2012

Bolivian Cyber Activists Uncover Potential QR Code Patent

Can the use of QR codes be patented in Bolivia? Cyber activists worked collectively to uncover a potential unlawful patent over the use of QR codes in the country.

Radio Okapi Interfered with by Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo

Does Peru have Internet Freedom?

It is increasingly common to hear that a particular country is considering or actually enacting some type of law that would affect Internet freedom. Peru is not immune to this....

Venezuela and the WCIT-12

11 December 2012

A Festival to Celebrate Free Software in Nicaragua

Online Tools for People with Disabilities in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Independent French Data Journalism Website OWNI Under Threat of Closure

News of the imminent demise of OWNI (OWNI.fr), an independent French data journalism media outlet, surfaced last week. Famous for its close collaboration with WikiLeaks, OWNI developed the WarLogs application...

A Research On Gender Sensitive Speech Online

What is Web Mapping?

Technology for Transparency Network

In this post we learn more about web mapping with MapBox's Ian Ward, as he explains some of the organization's recent projects and how these visualization tools are improving communication...

Access Innovation Prize 2012 Recognizes Costa Rican Facebook App

Access.org announced the winners of the 1st Annual Access Tech Innovation Prize Awards, a new initiative that awards ideas that use information technology to promote human rights and address issues...

Lao Startup Wins ASEAN Award

Kallxo.com: Crowdmapping Corruption in Kosovo

10 December 2012

Colombia: Cali Organises Its Third Barcamp

On Monday, December 17, the third edition of Barcamp Cali -a Free Culture event organised in the city of Cali, Colombia- will take place. The event has created a buzz...

6 December 2012

New Technologies Monitor Ghana Elections 2012

As Ghanaians get ready to go to the polls that will be held on 7 December 2012, we would like to point out local initiatives using new technologies to ensure...