Digi Active For Mobile Active 2008 Final

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Presentation given by DigiActive.org on digital activism at MobileActive 2008 conference

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<ul><li>1.Mobiles for Activism &amp; Advocacy Examples, Challenges &amp; Opportunities Patrick MeierDirector of Research DigiActive.org MobileActive08, Johannesburg</li></ul> <p>2. Presentation Focuses onGrassroots Digital Activists Limited Resources Loose Networks Anonymity Individual ActorsSecurity Low/No Budget 3. Examples 4. 1. Using Mobile Phones to Organize and CoordinateProtests 5. Protests 6. Philippines 01 - Coup de Text Protests 7. Philippines 01 - Coup de Text Spain 04 - The Night of SMS Protests 8. Philippines 01 - Coup de Text Spain 04 - The Night of SMS Pakistan 07 - Flash Protests Protests 9. 2. Using Mobile Phone Videos to Document Human RightsAbuses 10. Videos 11. Egypt - Exposing Torture Videos 12. Tibet - Media Blackout? Egypt - Exposing Torture Videos 13. Morocco 08 - Exposing Abuse Egypt - Exposing Torture Tibet 08 - Media Blackout? Videos 14. Using a Camera Phone and YouTube to Expose Police Brutality in Morocco 15. 3. UsingMicrobloggingTools to Bridge Between Mobile Phones and Internet Activism 16. MicroBlogging 17. MicroBlogging Egypt - Twitter out of Jail 18. Egypt - Twitter out of Jail China - Live-Twittered Arrest MicroBlogging 19. Egypt - Twitter out of Jail China - Live-Twittered Arrest MicroBlogging Egypt - Twitter to Safety 20. Issues to Consider 21. 1. Network Structure centralized decentralized distributed source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_networks 22. 2. Security 23. Surveillance Content Filtering Traceability Network Integrity 2. Security 24. NonID Prepaid Cards(Anonymity) Mobile Mobile Activism(On the Move) Avoid Centralization(Distribute Risk) 2. Security 25. 3. Cost 26. NGO Budget Premium Rate Number Prepaid Cards Top-up to Subscribe? 3. Cost 27. 4. Dissemination 28. Calling for Action Using Relays Distributed Public Sphere Using Complementary Tools 4. Dissemination 29. Thank You www.DigiActive.org [email_address] Twitter.com/DigiActive iRevolution .wordpress.commy blog </p>

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