A new report published by the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), with support from the CGCS Internet Policy Observatory, highlights the practice of mobile network shutdowns in Pakistan and the wider implications for human rights of such practices by governments around the world. Click here to read the full report.
CGCS Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Emad Khazraee discusses the Fatwa against mobile broadband expansion in Iran.
John Laprise, an Assistant Professor in Residence at Northwestern University in Qatar, discusses the result of cellphone ubiquity on self-efficacy. For more information on the impact of mobile phones on society, join the Center for Global Communication Studies for its conference titled “Ubiquity, Mobility, Globality: Charting Directions in Mobile Phone Studies,” which will take place November 6-7, 2014. Click here for more information.
Kecheng Fang is a 2014 AnOx alumnus and a PhD student at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania. In this article, he explores the technologies being used by members of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution for democracy.