February 2013 Edition

An Open and Participatory Internet: Newsletter Special Edition: Colombia

This newsletter focuses on participation with special emphasis on Colombia, home to our upcoming annual event (Lacnic 19).

Carolina Hoyos, Colombian Deputy Information and Communications Minister, tells us about the situation in her country as regards new technologies. We present the 2013 FRIDA Awards call for proposals and hear from last year’s Colombian winners, who share with us their experience.

To begin focusing on our next annual meeting to be held in May, we also include a few words about Lacnic’s financial assistance program and one of its Colombian recipients speaks to us about participating in LACNIC events. To conclude, we present the survey launched by Lacnic on cybercrime in Latin America and the Caribbean and call on the community to participate and spread the news. We invite you to read on…