Anita Say Chan

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I n December 2001, a legislative proposal was introduced to the Peruvian Congress that would have mandated the use of free software on government computers. The introduction of the bill, dubbed the Law for the Use of Free Software in Government Agencies, or Proposition 1609, 1 added Peru to a growing list of countries pursuing legal measures for the(More)
This is an earlier version of a review that is forthcoming in the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities. Mainly, the review had to be shortened in order to meet the journal's word limit. The number of articles published on the capability approach and technology has increased exponentially in the last couple of years – and 'ICT for Development'(More)
National legislation to mandate the use or consideration of Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) in government institutions is increasingly emerging as a strategy for FLOSS advocates in Latin America and the broader developing world. Such movements for the political use and regulation of FLOSS mark a distinct turn in the objectives and work of FLOSS(More)
This paper argues that the different experiences of Russia and China under capitalism are the consequence of different arrangements governing the determination of prices and work practices that evolved during the transition process. In Russia, the arrangement, which conferred monopoly rights to industry groups left over from socialism, prevented better(More)
Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI) is a cross-disciplinary field that connects advanced information technologies, systems, algorithms, and databases with international, national and homeland security related applications. In this poster, we present results of evaluating a teaching module that we developed for the ISI discipline. Developed for an(More)
BACKGROUND This study describes the in vivo confocal microscopy findings in two patients who had deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) following Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK). METHODS The study reviewed the cases of two patients who first underwent DSAEK followed by DALK when their vision failed to improve due to(More)
As the Internet becomes larger, domain administrators want to protect their hosts without sacrificing the convenience the Internet provides. This research uses an application gateway for securing file transfer between hosts of an administrative domain and the outside networks. The thesis introduces mechanisms for setting administrative domain security(More)