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Webinar digest: Information gathering in the post Snowden era
By Editor on 9 Dec 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Webinars

This webinar  tackled the question of information gathering on the Internet, and the impact of Edward Snowden’s revelations on same.

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You have reached 1,202,199 people - really?
By petecranston on 14 Nov 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

Measuring the impact of e-Diplomacy social media tools like Twitter or Facebook is a notoriously contested area.

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Webinar digest: Big data and cyberdiplomats: Big opportunities or big problems?
By Editor on 15 Oct 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Webinars

This is a digest of the advanced diplomatic webinar: 'Big data and cyberdiplomats: 'Big opportunities or big problems?' held on October 10, 2013 by Mr. Francesco Vitali.

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Public diplomacy: How should diplomats respond to questions and requests received via the Internet?
By Editor on 9 Oct 2013 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, E-diplomacy

How diplomats should respond to questions and requests received over the Internet is an issue that poses a problem for many.

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Back to cable geo-politics? (first part)
By Jovan Kurbalija on 7 Oct 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

News of the laying of a BRICS-cable triggered public attention as news of laying telegraph cables did a century ago. The ‘cable rush’ by Britain, Germany and France – then major industrial and colonial powers – heralded the start of cable geo-politics which still exist today.

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WILF - new words for old phenomena
By Mary on 7 Oct 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Internet Governance

As vocabularies go, I think mine is relatively broad. I like words and savour them like a wine connoisseur might savour a good wine.

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Are phones still phones? [Guest blog]
By Editor on 3 Oct 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

A twenty-first-century behavioural culture shock often experienced is that of the difference in screening phone calls as opposed to picking up the phone, regardless of the setting.  I am used to playing 'phone tag': exchanging voice messages until I am able to reach the other person.  In my...

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Email Etiquette
By Liz Galvez on 2 Oct 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

How long can you leave an email unanswered without causing offence to the sender?

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The forward march of e-diplomacy paused...?
By petecranston on 16 Sep 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

Poll on attitudes to e-diplomacy post-Snowden: to the right of this blog is a poll to help us gauge the impact of the continuing events triggered by Edward Snowden's leaks to the UK Guardian about the kind of social sharing we didn't want.

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Time to (re)take responsibility
By Mary on 30 Aug 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

It’s not a gun that kills someone; it’s the person who pulls the trigger. It’s not Facebook or e-mail that ruins people’s lives, it’s the person who posts the message – or worse still, mindlessly forwards and shares messages without checking that their contents are true.

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