All Backchannels Entries Tagged 'government'
Projects / Annalisa PelizzaThe European database containing fingerprints of asylum seekers, called Eurodac, is now interoperable with national police authorities’ databases Europe-wide. What are the implications?
Projects / Francesca Musiani, Annalisa Pelizza and Stefania MilanUncovering regimes of inclusion/exclusion nested in technical details of information infrastructures.
Reflections / ElHassan ElSabryIn November 2015, the Egyptian government announced an initiative to provide nationwide access to a multitude of knowledge resources (k-12 curricula, scholarly journals, eBooks, educational videos ... etc.) claiming that it is "“the biggest digital library in the world". ElHassan ElSabry, an Egyptian researcher in the field of scholarly communication and Open Access, provides some thoughts on the issue and the project's ability to fulfill its promise.