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  • Blog Post: Anti-Piracy Enforcement and NGOs

    Posted by Brad Smith Senior Vice President and Microsoft General Counsel (Cross-posted from the Official Microsoft Blog ) A story in yesterday’s New York Times reports on anti-piracy enforcement actions in Russia that have been used for more nefarious purposes than protecting intellectual...
  • Blog Post: A Childhood for Every Child

    Posted by Ernie Allen President & CEO, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children For most of us, the word “childhood” conjures up thoughts of innocence and security. But for thousands of children, it is shrouded by darkness and pain, because of the vilest kind of sexual abuse...
  • Blog Post: Telecentre.Org Launches to Bring Internet Access to the Next Billion

    Posted by Akhtar Badshah Senior Director, Global Community Affairs Akhtar Badshah, Senior Director, Global Community Affairs A milestone event took place last week in Manila, where Telecentre.org Foundation was officially launched as an independent organization. Celebrating with our hosts...
  • Blog Post: Technology at the Margins – Social Innovators and Innovations

    Posted by Akhtar Badshah Senior Director, Global Community Affairs Akhtar Badshah, Senior Director, Global Community Affairs Can technology be used to create positive social change, and if so, how? This was the focus of a talk I gave recently to a class on Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Helps Create the UNESCO KINL (Knowledge and Innovations Network for Literacy) Portal

    Posted by Owen Linderholm Director, Microsoft on the Issues The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has announced that in conjunction with International Literacy Day it is launching a new portal for supporting and promoting literacy efforts globally. Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Shares Perspective on Climate Change Policy

    Posted by Rob Bernard Chief Environmental Strategist, Microsoft As I recently blogged , Microsoft has a delegation participating in the 17 th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, otherwise known as COP17 . With those negotiations ongoing, we thought it was a good time to pull together...
  • Blog Post: Changing the World, One Community at a Time

    Posted by Akhtar Badshah Senior Director, Global Community Affairs Akhtar Badshah, Senior Director, Global Community Affairs We’ve been extremely pleased and inspired by the tremendous response to our online competition, 7 Ways to Change the World , which we launched last October along...