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US lawmakers create website to crowd-source a 'digital bill of rights'
document Tools

In its draft state, this bill has a long way to go before it's ready to be evaluated by lawmakers. Even once the bill reaches completion, it could face significant opposition — when a...

Harshida PatelJun 13, 2012 11:30 am GMT1192 views
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US lawmakers create website to crowd-source a 'digital bill of rights'
"Spelt Right: A Grain of the Past" Crowned $10,000 Grand Prize Winner of FreshDirect's and RocketHub's"Next Big Food Thing" Competition.
document Crowdfunding

Submitted by Beth George of New York, NY, founder of Spelt Right Foods, the project is focused on raising funds for continued studies on the growth of spelt, a highly nutritious ancient grain not...

Fiona MaresMar 27, 2014 12:36 pm GMT1460 views
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What Would a Human Rights Logo Look Like?
document 

It may seem odd that so many countries and international heavy-hitters have signed on for a logo competition. However, the contest speaks to the power that brands and brand recognition have on...

Archenette EvangelioMay 18, 2011 12:52 am GMT3566 views
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What Would a Human Rights Logo Look Like?
Sparked: Volunteer Work, Right in Your Cubicle
document Cloud Labor, Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation

This project is much better because people out and about are probably not going to be able to help a nonprofit with a branding issue. Instead, he maintains, people would much rather help others...

Benjamin FosselJun 06, 2011 01:45 am GMT3040 views
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Sparked: Volunteer Work, Right in Your Cubicle
Graphic Novelist Alex de Campi Uses Kickstarter to Sell Print, Film and Foreign Rights
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Using Kickstarter as a platform, the duo (Alex de Campi and illustrator Jimmy Broxton) seeks to raise $27,000 over the next two months to fund production of their latest project, a futuristic...

Adam FrazerOct 26, 2011 09:00 am GMT1600 views
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Graphic Novelist Alex de Campi Uses Kickstarter to Sell Print, Film and Foreign Rights
Babson Professor Heads to Kickstarter To Fund Phase One of Her Human Rights Project
document Crowdfunding

English professor Elizabeth Swanson Goldberg has been working with Sudanese artist Elshafei Dafalla Mohamed, who was in artist-in-residence at Babson in 2009. Together, they’ve been working to...

Tonya Van Dijk Mar 05, 2012 02:32 pm GMT1488 views
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Babson Professor Heads to Kickstarter To Fund Phase One of Her Human Rights Project
Despite Ongoing Women’s Rights Activism, Developments in Egypt Continue to Disappoint
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HarassMap was featured by Human Rights First as an innovative use of social media to expose and prevent violence against women. The platform allows women to report sexual harassment by email,...

Claire MackayMay 17, 2012 10:27 am GMT901 views
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Despite Ongoing Women’s Rights Activism, Developments in Egypt Continue to Disappoint
Crowdsourcing Land Rights and Usage in Ukraine
document Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing Land Rights in Ukraine uncovers the story of Natasha Kobeleva of Alushta City in Ukraine, who fought the government for years over a plot of land. Kobeleva ultimately took her own...

Marco TorquatiMay 19, 2012 02:37 pm GMT1394 views
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Crowdsourcing Land Rights and Usage in Ukraine
Crowdsourcing and Consumer Rights Advocacy?
document Tools

Crowdsourcing holds duty bearers accountable to rights holders. It can de-centralize vulnerable self-organized advocates by distributing demand for action to scattered “foot soldiers” much harder...

Samuel BennettJun 14, 2012 12:33 pm GMT1174 views
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Crowdsourcing and Consumer Rights Advocacy?
800 comments online in a week on human rights in Serbia
document Distributed Knowledge

This is just a glimpse at a few of the comments citizens in Serbia posted online last week when UNDP and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, together with a local...

Tonya Van Dijk Jun 19, 2012 06:48 am GMT903 views
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800 comments online in a week on human rights in Serbia
Netflix chief vows to go toe-to-toe with Sky in UK fight for premium movie rights
document Open Innovation

Hastings isn’t sure how Netflix when it will be able to land the first blow against Sky—whether the company will be able to secure what it wants immediately or if it will take a number of...

Fritz SchaeferAug 20, 2012 12:17 am GMT1078 views
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Netflix chief vows to go toe-to-toe with Sky in UK fight for premium movie rights
Disruption at the Intersection of Technology and Human Rights
article Distributed Knowledge

Look at Ushahidi’s crisis mapping innovations, or Handheld Human Rights, which uses the Ushahidi platform to make human rights data more accessible. Look at Witness, which helps people use mobile...

Jayne AnnNov 12, 2012 11:40 pm GMT1323 views
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Disruption at the Intersection of Technology and Human Rights
The State of Digital Rights: A Discussion
article Distributed Knowledge

For the past few weeks, Mashable has been crowdsourcing a Digital Bill of Rights to highlight the digital freedoms and protections our readers feel each user should be guaranteed as a citizen of...

Samuel BennettJul 23, 2013 09:27 am GMT4510 views
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The State of Digital Rights: A Discussion
New Philippine Congress Tackles Digital Rights
article Distributed Knowledge

Senator Teofisto Guingona III filed Senate Bill No. 73 or the Crowdsourcing Act of 2013 which “seeks to allow wider participation from the public in the legislative process through the use of...

Samuel BennettJul 30, 2013 03:30 am GMT950 views
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New Philippine Congress Tackles Digital Rights
Behold: A Digital Bill of Rights for the Internet, by the Internet
article Distributed Knowledge

After six weeks of public discussions, document updates and changes, as well as incorporating input from digital rights experts, Mashable is pleased to unveil its first-ever Digital Bill of...

Jason RobbinsAug 18, 2013 02:17 pm GMT732 views
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Behold: A Digital Bill of Rights for the Internet, by the Internet
Equaldex Launches, Aims To Crowdsource Global LGBT Rights Movement Data
document Distributed Knowledge

Equaldex, a collaborative LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) rights website launched today, aimed at crowdsourcing every LGBT-related law around the world. The site provides users an...

Benjamin FosselFeb 26, 2014 06:57 am GMT1072 views
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Equaldex Launches, Aims To Crowdsource Global LGBT Rights Movement Data
New Web Platform Crowdsources Human Rights
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Today, the organization Advancing Human Rights will unveil a new web platform called Movements.org, a site where dissidents and human rights activists can go to access a growing network of lawyers,...

Jason RobbinsJul 12, 2014 07:10 am GMT951 views
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New Web Platform Crowdsources Human Rights
This new crowdsourcing site allows anyone to use their skills to advance basic human rights
article Tools

To this end, Advancing Human Rights have developed a crowdsourcing initiative called Movements.org. I’ll let them explain: Movements is a crowdsourcing human rights platform. Movements...

Jason RobbinsMar 17, 2015 01:32 am GMT836 views
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This new crowdsourcing site allows anyone to use their skills to advance basic human rights
Putting names to the faces of civil rights marchers: Crowdsourcing photos at Library of Congress
article Distributed Knowledge

Library of Congress staff have set out to solve that decades-old mystery by, in effect, crowdsourcing the identities. They plan to approach a number of colleges and universities, as well as...

Harshida PatelApr 07, 2015 02:46 am GMT666 views
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Putting names to the faces of civil rights marchers: Crowdsourcing photos at Library of Congress
Serbian designer wins competition for a global human rights logo
document Crowd Creativity

The Human Rights Logo Challenge has been described as the biggest ever exercise in crowdsourcing - a process where large, unspecified groups of people can contribute to a common goal. The...

Pablo BracciniSep 24, 2011 07:36 am GMT3645 views
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Serbian designer wins competition for a global human rights logo
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