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Cyber Stewards contribute to Global Information Society Watch 2016 publication

Several Cyber Stewards Network Partners have contributed to the 2016 Global Internet Society Watch on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights on the Internet, a publication with 46 country reports and other topics.  Launched at the 2016 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Mexico, the publication explores issues in information and communications technology for activists, the socioeconomic empowerment of women with the Internet, and emerging issues such as the use of the internet during natural disasters.

In particular, Sunil Abraham of the Centre for Internet and Society authored a chapter titled “The digital protection of knowledge: Questions raised by the Traditional Knowledge Digital Library in India,” while Colnodo contributed a country report for Colombia. Claudio Ruiz of Derechos Digitales co-authors a chapter entitled “The impact of free trade agreements for ESCRs on the Internet,” while Valentina Hernández, also of Derechos Digitales, contributed a country report for Chile. Finally, Kelly Camacho of Sulá Batsú authors a country report on Costa Rica.

Read more information or download a full copy of the report.

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