The future of the Internet: How Pollicy is championing local languages online 

14 March 2024
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The Internet has revolutionized communication, connecting people across borders and cultures. But what if your language isn’t reflected in this digital space? This is the challenge Bonnita Nyamwire, Co-Director of Research at Pollicy, tackled in her groundbreaking research, which was supported by the Internet Society Foundation and conducted in collaboration with Digital Futures Lab.  In…

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Report Reveals Safety Risks to Students in Technology Used by U.S. Educational Institutions: “Children are among the most vulnerable citizens”

31 May 2023
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Ensuring the safety and privacy of children and families is of utmost importance, particularly in educational settings where technology has become vital. However, the pervasive impact of technology and its unethical use has been difficult to measure and capture. A recent report published by the Internet Safety Labs and funded by the Internet Society Foundation…

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Making the Internet More Inclusive for Non-English Users: An Interview with Pollicy, a Research Program Grantee

12 May 2023
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In a world where a few dominant languages often overshadow others, the Internet Society Foundation’s Research Grant Program supports projects that aim to make the Internet more inclusive. One such project is “Are We Together?” led by Pollicy. This initiative focuses on understanding the impact of languages on digital platforms in East Africa and India.…

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