In the internet age, even the subversives are open-source, sharing their digital knowhow. Today’s cyber-dissidents hold public conferences and advertise them on the web.
If you can’t make it in person, you can be there virtually: watch live video streaming, read the blogs and catch the Facebook, Flickr and Twitter updates.
This year I attended (physically) the Citizen Media 2008 Summit, organised by Global Voices Online, an international advocacy and free speech organisation. The two-day gathering in a hotel in downtown Budapest brought together bloggers, citizen journalists, human rights and environmental activists from across the world to exchange technical knowledge and communication techniques.… Seguir leyendo »