We’re now planning what it will surely be called II Jornades Internet i Solidaritat (II Workshop on Internet and Solidarity), though this time organized by a consortium of different NGOs and cooperation for development institutions:
- FundaciÃ³n Chandra
- Red con Voz (FundaciÃ³n ComunicaciÃ³n y Democracia)
- IngenierÃa Sin Fronteras
- FundaciÃ³n FÃas
- UOC’s Campus for Peace
We’re just beginning the design of the workshop but, so far, two ideas arose that I found interesting:
- Internet as a public good: as all other public goods, Internet, ICTs and all other related technologies and applications, should be considered good to be fostered per se, as they have associated benefits that enhance welfare, progress, etc.
- Internet as a public space: as a public space, civil society should take part in the definition of this space, its rules and related laws, etc. instead of sparing it for the enterprise level or the public administration level. Everyone should be allowed to be part of the process of building this space
[written in a hurry :P]
If you need to cite this article in a formal way (i.e. for bibliographical purposes) I dare suggest:
Peña-López, I. (2004) “II Workshop on Internet and Solidarity” In ICTlogy,
#13, October 2004. Barcelona: ICTlogy.
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