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Bytesforall Bangladesh at Take Back the Tech (TBTT) in Bangladesh

June 5th, 2014 Comments Off on Bytesforall Bangladesh at Take Back the Tech (TBTT) in Bangladesh

Bytesforall Bangladesh’s Munir Hasan organized a series of Take Back the Tech (TBTT) campaign in seven locations across Bangladesh. The objective of these campaigns was to raise awareness among the university level students (specially female students) about the unreported incidents, consequences and legal remedies to online harassment, privacy infringement.  All the campaigns were organized in […]

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Bytesforall Bangladesh participated Global Information Society Watch Report 2013

September 4th, 2013 No Comments

Bytesforall Bangladesh contributed the Bangladesh chapter at Global Information Society Watch Report 2013 on Women Rights, Gender and ICT. It underlined the ICT policies and legal background that reflects gender rights and encourages the use of ICTs. It also showed some case studies of some female victims of online violence and harassment. Link and shareTweet

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Roundtable on Women Rights, Gender and ICT: Issues and Remedies to Online Harassment

July 4th, 2013 Comments Off on Roundtable on Women Rights, Gender and ICT: Issues and Remedies to Online Harassment

On the 12th June, 2013 Bytesforall Bangladesh together with Monthly CNews Magazine (http://www.cnewsvoice.com), Bangladesh Open Source Network (BDOSN – www.bdosn.org) and Bangladesh Computer Samity (BCS – http://www.bcs.org.bd/) organized a round-table on Women Rights, Gender and ICT: Issues and Remedies to online harassment at the BCS auditorium in Dhaka and collected inputs on online harassment and privacy infringement. It was attended by more than 40 participants including students, women rights activists, ICT entrepreneurs, journalists, university teachers, NGO activists etc.

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The Internet and corruption; GISW Report 2012

May 20th, 2013 No Comments

Bytesforall Bangladesh contributed a chapter on the Internet and corruption at Global Information Society Watch report 2012, focusing mostly on public service delivery avenues and the use of ICTs to mitigate corruption.

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Mobile Phones and Financial Inclusion..

May 2nd, 2013 No Comments

This report prepared for an international publication ‘Global Mobile’  builds a compelling social and business case for leveraging mobile communication to shape financial access and opportunities for people who may not have traditional banking entitlement. It identifies mobile phone–based financial transactions involving government and public-sector agencies and discusses innovations in foreign remittances, micro-credit, and micro-insurance. […]

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Strategic Priorities of Digital Bangladesh: Online Consultation Jointly Organized by Bytesforall and A2I program of UNDP Bangladesh

July 2nd, 2010 Comments Off on Strategic Priorities of Digital Bangladesh: Online Consultation Jointly Organized by Bytesforall and A2I program of UNDP Bangladesh

‘Access to Information’ (A2I) program (http://www.pmo.gov.bd/a2i/index.php) supported by UNDP Bangladesh and hosted at Prime Minister’s Office in Bangladesh is organizing a global online consultation on shaping ‘Strategic Priorities of Digital
Bangladesh’ at Bytesforall Readers Forum (http://www.yahoogroups.com/group/bytesforall_readers). This is collaboration between Bytesforall and A2I to bring in global inputs to the draft strategy document that A2I has prepared and to understand what examples or experiences can guide Bangladesh to have an ICT enabled development process. The best practices can also be included in the chapter in boxes in collaboration with the writers.

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‘Internet filtering is growing by the minute around the World': A conversation with Robert Faris of Open Network Initiative

August 8th, 2008 No Comments

In August 2008, I had a chance to visit the ‘Berkman Centre for Internet and Society’ at Harvard University (http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/) where I met Robert Faris, Research Fellow of Open Net Initiative (ONI). ONI tries to identify and document the cases of Internet censorship across the World. It’s a collaborative partnership of four leading academic institutions: […]

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