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Session Notes: Indigenous languages online - challenges and opportunities

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The main focus of the small breakout session was to explore the ways that internet has helped promote the uses of indigenous languages in countries where these languages have not had much presence online.

Session Notes: Social Translation

Notes from an open session on online social translation, mostly related to Global Voices Lingua project.

Session Notes: Youth and Online Media

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On youth and experiences with integrating youth. Session leader was Emily Jacobi from Digital Democracy.

Session Notes: Measuring the Impact of Citizen Media

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Global Voices Executive Director Ivan Sigal led a panel discussion on Measuring and Evaluating the Impact of Citizen Media.

Session Notes: Social movements and social media in Latin America (and elsewhere!)

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The person-to-person aspect of social organizing in Latin America (sometimes without dependence on telecommunications).

Session Notes: La nueva Ley de Propiedad Intelectual de Chile: derechos de autor y libertad de expresión

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Open Session a cargo de Pedro Less, Gerente de Asuntos Gubernamentales y Políticas Pública de Google para Latinoamérica, y Claudio Ruiz, presidente de la ONG Derechos Digitales de Chile.

Session Notes: Mobiles - The power of the Internet and reporting in your pocket

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Given the subject matter about the use of mobile phones, reporting on the breakout session was undertaken via Twitter. Led by Prabhas Pokharel, MobileActive.org.

Session Notes: Social Media’s Role in Conflict Reporting

A discussion about social media responsibility in solving some issues, especially when the society fails to solve them.

Session Notes: Ushahidi - Crisis

Deploying Ushahidi more complicated than using it. Tech team working on the platform so it will be easy to deploy for anyone without technical knowledge.

Session Notes: China, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Russia

An open discussion about the state of social media and the society in China, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Russia