INTERNET

June 17, 2014
Net Lawyer from Russia: “Censorship Actually has Returned to the Country”
JNews.am had an exclusive interview with lawyer Sarkis Darbinyan, an Armenian internet activist living in Moscow, member of Trunov, Ayvar and Partners Bar Council, and an active public figure at the same time. He is also a member of Pirate Party of Russia and the head of the site and domain owners’ rights protection section in Internet Users Association (IUA). Darbinyan is also one of the lawyers... More...
June 8, 2014
American Investigative Journalist: “Never Give up while Searching Information and Don’t Take the “No” Answer”
The investigative journalism plays a crucial role in the journalistic field. The information technologies create great facilities for the development of this aspect of journalism. Particularly, investigative journalism has a great significance for each society in terms of covering key issues and... More...
June 4, 2014
OGP Initiative: Participation Process of Armenia is Uncertain
In the 21st century the unprecedented development of informational technologies creates new possibilities in different spheres among them the state government system. Open Government Partnership (OGP) initiative which Armenia is involved in since 2011, is a governance system using information... More...
June 3, 2014
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Life in Armenia is no longer possible to imagine without the Internet. Particularly, in such developing countries as Armenia, the Internet freedom has another important significance besides communication and data exchange.  The Internet is a free platform with wide facilities for political... More...
May 30, 2014
No one is For: Editors against the Bill Related to Online Media
On March 31, during the parliamentary hearings on the bill related to “Amendments to the Civil Code”, at the discussion phase of the issue, co-author of the bill, MP Naira Zohrabyan declared that journalists have made a request of such an amendment to the law though mentioning no certain names. “As... More...
May 30, 2014
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In Armenia very few people are aware of the definition of cyber security. As a term it is more often used as information security. However the importance of the latter is not so much realized among the society of Armenia as it is done in the West. The same concerns the term “cybercrime”. While in... More...
May 13, 2011
Open-source Software – Freedom to Editorial Offices
Armenia ranks second after Georgia among the post-Soviet countries in terms of software piracy Microsoft. These are the data of the non-profit company Business Software Alliance. As stated by the representatives of the company in Armenia, the licensed programs in the government are used only by the... More...
April 24, 2011
Creative Commons: A Free and Alternative Method of Protecting Copyright on the Internet
Should the information be free or the author must vigilantly control the use of his creation? This problem became particularly acute with the development of the Internet, where information is shared with lightning speed, and the author is often "lost" on the road. In 2001, the organization Creative... More...
March 1, 2011
Free "Restricted" Zone: Repetition of March Restrictions on the Internet Not Excluded in Armenia
The Internet which seems to be absolutely free and without borders might appear under restraint at any moment, if such a desire is expressed by the structures which have an impact on organizations managing this sector. “Actually, freedom of communication means is not absolute: authorities instruct... More...
March 1, 2011
Cyber Attack: Information Security of Armenia On the Internet
January 29 will not be marked in black on Armenian cyber calendar, but what happened this year on that day will be remembered for a long time by the experts as a day of mass attack of hackers on Armenian sites. That day hackers damaged about 300 websites registered on the Armenian domain which were... More...
February 28, 2011
Followers of Mashtots on the Internet: Armenian e-Content Increasing Thanks To Enthusiasts
The Armenian content on the Internet was significantly increased during the last year, and quite a lot of work done in that regard. The chairman of the Union of Information Technology Enterprises Karen Vardanyan says that there was almost nothing in the Armenian language in Internet one year... More...
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