2011 Special 301 list released

He’s making a list And checking it twice; Gonna find out Who’s naughty and nice… Yes, it’s that time of year again, the intellectual Property naughty list has been published. This year has the longest Priority Watch List that I remember with twelve countries: China, Russia, Algeria, Argentina, Canada, Chile, Read more…

Digital divide or mental divide?

When talking about the spread of information and communication technologies, I often hear well-intentioned objections to the generalised use and inception of these technologies. “The newspaper will soon be dead”; “everyone will be using iPhones/iPads/insert-shiny-gadget”; “everyone should have broadband”. These general statements undoubtedly require caveats, not everyone in the world Read more…