PeaceNet

PeaceNet

One of the IGC networks. PeaceNet serves peace and social justice advocates around the world in such areas as human rights, disarmament, and international relations. A number of alternative news services provide a range of information about these and other topics from around the world.

E-mail: <peacenet@igc.apc.org>. ftp://igc.apc.org/.
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22) Las comunidades virtuales estan formadas por grupos de personas que se relacionan entre si principalmente a traves de un medio electronico como el computador, el correo electronico y redes especializadas como PeaceNet, EcoNet, y de una gran variedad de carteles (bulletin boards) y sistemas de conferencia provenientes de espacios academicos, de negocios, etc.
A pioneering activist network was the Association for Progressive Communications, an amalgamation of PeaceNet, Econet (both centred in San Francisco) and GreenNet in the UK.
94) in an examination of public opinion formation in PeaceNet, an international non-profit computer network, accordingly found that some users stressed that they took their time to choose how they word their online messages.
One of the most useful presentations at the Planetwork conference was "The Multiple Dimensions of Emergent Media," by Mark Graham, a computer conferencing pioneer who founded Peacenet and was president of Whole Earth Media, in addition to many other credentials.
For example, Peacenet and other humanist, social groups use telecommunications to spread their messages to those in transition countries.
Aujourd'hui, les informations sont diffusees par ceux qui produisent et utilisent les groupes de nouvelles Usenet, les conferences dans PeaceNet, les listes de diffusion electroniques, des groupes humanitaires lies de pres ou de loin aux droits humains, le reseau indien et les sympathisants, les autres groupes ou sites qui ont des affinites politiques a la cause et, finalement, le reseau de feministes qui repondent with solidarity to the rape of indigenous women by Mexican soldiers or to the EZLN "Women's Revolutionary Law" drafted by women, for women, within and against a traditionally patriarchal society (Cleaver 1997 : 8).
PEACENET in the Pacific Basin was founded in 1971 and used in the first ever application of satellites in distance education (Hall, P.
Part of the Institute for Global Communication (IGC) networks (which also includes PeaceNet, ConflictNet, LaborNet and WomensNet) and a large source of environmental information.
6) Furlong examined the need fulfillment provided by an online network for senior citizens,(7) Downing explored the impact of PeaceNet on what he described as "grassroots teledemocracy,"(8) and Ogan studied the communicative exchanges on an electronic bulletin board, the Turkish Electronic Mail List (TEL), during the Persian Gulf War.
EcoNet and PeaceNet were relatively early players on the Net.