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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Computers for political change: PeaceNet and public data access.
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.
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.
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).
For example, Peacenet and other humanist, social groups use telecommunications to spread their messages to those in transition countries.
EcoNet and PeaceNet were relatively early players on the Net.
The following is verbatim from PeaceNet Computer Network:
Its Boston office has an account on Peacenet, which it uses to communicate with its African staff and clients with FidoNet connections.
PeaceNet, EcoNet, and ConflictNet are three networks sponsored by the Institute for Global Communications, a division of the Tides Foundation.
At any one moment, teenage hackers are using message boards to urge software piracy and credit-card fraud, Holy Rollers are typing out epistles of salvation on a network called Keyboards for Christ, the Rush Limbaugh/EIB Network is dispersing reactionary paranoia, PeaceNet is exchanging demands for disarmament, and, to satisfy more cathected interests, libidinous musings are circulating on "adult" boards.