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Call for Full Disclosure by MCMC for Take Down Notice on Personal Data Breach Reports

Call for Full Disclosure by MCMC for Take Down Notice on Personal Data Breach Reports

Sinar Project calls for The Malaysia Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to provide full disclosure on the details of take down notice of online reports of large scale Malaysian personal data available for purchase

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Sinar Project PyCon APAC Fellowship Report

Sinar Project PyCon APAC Fellowship Report

We provided a fellowship for student to attend PYCON APAC to learn from Asia-Pacific Python Community and be inspired to contribute towards civic tech efforts in Malaysia

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2017 Youth Internet Governance Forum (YIGF)

2017 Youth Internet Governance Forum (YIGF)

Kay Yen Wong, shares her experiences as a youth participant at 2017 Youth Internet Governance Forum (YIGF), at Asian Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APRIGF), Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

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Sinar Project PyCON APAC Student Fellowship

Sinar Project PyCON APAC Student Fellowship

Sponsorship to attend PyCON APAC 2017 for students championing and contributing to civic tech and digital rights in Malaysia. Deadline 12:30mpm noon Friday 18th August 2017

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2017 Second Half Funds Appeal

2017 Second Half Funds Appeal

Help support Sinar Project work to keep our civic tech projects and research going for second half of 2017

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Civil Society Contributed Open Data

Civil Society Contributed Open Data

Malaysia ranks low on the Open Data Barometer Index for open data in key areas, but through other open government efforts such as making parliament more accessible and contributions from civil society research, we can make some of these datasets such as crime available as open data.

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Malaysian Budget Document Archives

Malaysian Budget Document Archives

Scanned copies of Malaysian Budget documents presented to parliament since 1959 are now available on Malaysian Government Document Archives project

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Call for hardware donations

Call for hardware donations

For a project to help some marginalized communities

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Resist RCEP and Its Far-Reaching Impacts on Digital Freedom and Innovation

10 ASEAN member states plus Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea free trade agreement, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is now on it 18th round of negotiation. Here is our position statement for the stakeholder engagement meeting on the RCEP E-commerce chapter's impact on digital freedom and innovation together with Computer Professionals' Union (CPU) and Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).

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Internet Policy Research Methods for Advocacy Workshop

Internet Policy Research Methods for Advocacy Workshop

April 10, 2017, NLU, New Delhi. Kay Wong, shares insights from workshop on policy and legal research methods

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In The News: The Malay Mail Online. Big data in healthcare: What we (need to) know

In The News: The Malay Mail Online. Big data in healthcare: What we (need to) know

KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 ― The use of big data analytics to document, track and forecast trends is becoming increasingly popular and commonplace in every industry with the goal of increasing productivity and efficiency.

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Website proselytizing Christianity blocked by Malaysian Government

Website proselytizing Christianity blocked by Malaysian Government

Scope of websites blocked under unspecified section of Communications and Multimedia Act (233) has now widened to include blocking websites proselytizing Christianity

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Story telling with data in Rightscon

An observation on story telling with different organization

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Sinar Project at RightsCon, Brussels!

Sinar Project at RightsCon, Brussels!

RightsCon 2017 is taking place in Brussels, Belgium. Sinar Project team will be participating in this three day convening and pre-event.

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Working with Sinar's Popit API with Pandas

Working with Popolo data and exporting them as CSV

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Numbers Don't Lie

Numbers Don't Lie

BFM Radio Evening Session Podcast featuring Sinar Project

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Why are there no electoral or elected representative apps for Malaysia?

Why are there no electoral or elected representative apps for Malaysia?

Building the infrastructure and acquiring the data needed to build useful electoral apps is a hard problem that is often overlooked

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Introducing #govdocs public Malaysian Government Document Archives platform

Introducing #govdocs public Malaysian Government Document Archives platform

A public facility for searchable archive of important Malaysian government documents such as annual reports, speeches and forms that are no longer available online at respective websites or as soft copies.

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Help fund work to expose Malaysian companies responsible for annual haze

Help fund work to expose Malaysian companies responsible for annual haze

Initial scoping study to map Malaysian owned Palm Oil Plantation companies to Indonesian Palm Oil Concessions in Riau, Sumatra

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Support our work for Anti-Corruption & Budgets Open Data Research & Development 2017

Support our work for Anti-Corruption & Budgets Open Data Research & Development 2017

We need to raise at least RM75,000 to fund research for a team, to build a more complete and up to date public Politically Exposed Persons Malaysian database for anti-corruption work and also in preparation for upcoming elections

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Visualizing Joined Up Budget Data using OpenSpending Components

Visualizing Joined Up Budget Data using OpenSpending Components

Demonstrates how a "Joined Up" Data Application can be assembled quickly and easily from independent Components.

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Fostering International Cooperation at OGP ToolBox hackathon 2016

Fostering International Cooperation at OGP ToolBox hackathon 2016

How people collaborate on Civic Software Project regardless of country of origin

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The State of Internet Censorship in Malaysia

The State of Internet Censorship in Malaysia

A research study by the Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI) and Sinar Project.

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Open Geospatial Data in Constrained Environment

Open Geospatial Data in Constrained Environment

In this guest post by Tindak Malaysia volunteer: Danesh Prakash Chacko explains the nitty gritty on how the Electoral and Administrative Boundaries data set is made ready (with proper quality + citations) for the public reuse.

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How we, as Open Data community, can improve International Open Data Conference (IODC) together?

How we, as Open Data community, can improve International Open Data Conference (IODC) together?

Ideas on improving participation, capacity building and building innovative projects from collaborative discussions IODC conferences

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Notes from International Open Data Conference 2016, Madrid

Covering open contracting, joined up data standards and civil society capacity

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The Star: Free access to information vital

The Star: Free access to information vital

The Star, Malaysia covers why open data is needed for government accountability

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Turning data into action: what we learned from conducting social audits on public housing communities in Malaysia

Turning data into action: what we learned from conducting social audits on public housing communities in Malaysia

The Sinar Project in Malaysia is exploring ways of making critical information public and accessible to Malaysian citizens. The project is supported by the Open Data for Development (OD4D) programme and has been run in collaboration with OpenSpending at Open Knowledge International. The Sinar Project in Malaysia is exploring ways of making critical information public and accessible to Malaysian citizens. The project is supported by the Open Data for Development (OD4D) programme and has been run in collaboration with OpenSpending at Open Knowledge International

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This is what public housing looks like

This is what public housing looks like

Malay Mail Online interviewed Sinar Project and several residents of Kota Damansara public housing about the state of urban poverty in the area.

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Updates from APrIGF 2016

Updates from APrIGF 2016

Experience at Asia-Pacific region Internet Governance Forum, Taipei.

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