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[20 Apr 2014 | 4 Comments | 45 views]
[Archive] Brazil’s controversial plan to extricate the internet from US control | World news | theguardian.com

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From: The Guardian, 20 September 2013 
Brazil’s controversial plan to extricate the internet from US control | World news | theguardian.com.

Brazil’s president Dilma Rousseff is proposing a controversial set of measures to wrestle Brazil’s internet from US control. Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP

When Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff postponed her official visit to the US in protest of National Security Agency spying activities on Tuesday, it seemed like a routine bit of diplomatic posturing.
But another one of her proposals could perhaps be more significant: a set of measures intended to extricate the internet in Brazil from under the influence of the …

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[20 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 163 views]
[Publication] Seeing Spatially: People, Networks and Movements in Digital and Urban Spaces

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A special issue on “Insurgencies, social media and the public city in Asia” (January 2014) from the International Development Planning Review is just out. It features six fascinating articles from Douglass (on insurgencies & public city in East and Southeast Asia), Padawangi (on Jakarta’s grassroot movement), Pandi (on Hindraf movement), Weiss (on new media activism in Southeast Asia), Zhang & Nyiri (on ‘walled’ activism in China), and myself (on theorization/conceptualization of online-offline spaces in social movement); with an intro from Douglass, Padawangi, & Marolt.
http://liverpool.metapress.com/content/nm6625537411/?p=2ee7a80424bc41f497b8b4a80cce66f0&pi=0

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[1 May 2013 | 4 Comments | 839 views]
[Publication] The Internet and Everyday Life in Indonesia: A New Moral Panic?

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Lim, M. (2013). The Internet and Everyday Life in Indonesia: A New Moral Panic?. Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land-en Vollenkunde, 169, 133-147. [PDF]

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[28 Dec 2012 | 10 Comments | 273 views]
Steiner, 1993 & Lim, 2012: Dog on the Internet

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Left: A cartoon by Peter Steiner, published by The New Yorker on 5 July 1993
Right: A cartoon by Merlyna Lim, 2012

HAPPY NEW YEAR, FOLKS!

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[5 Feb 2012 | 5 Comments | 1,822 views]
Social Implications of ICTs in Indonesia

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This time I want to share the work of some Indonesian scholars who wrote on social implications of ICTs in Indonesia — not my own work — published in the special issue of the Internetworking Indonesia Journal.
I’m pleased to present this special issue: the unique contribution of Indonesian scholars to Indonesian Internet studies!

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[3 Nov 2010 | 4 Comments | 2,773 views]
The Internet for Development: Bridging the Divide or Dividing the Bridge?

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Please find below the slide-show of my today’s presentation at the Our Common Future Conference (Hannover-Essen, Germany, 2-6 November 2010).

The Internet for Development on Prezi