Ciberactivismo

El Centro Hemisférico ofreció a un público limitado de cinco personas un taller sobre ciberactivismo que tomó lugar en el Paliacate durante 5 días (del 23 al 27 de octubre del 2012) por 3 horas cada día (5 p.m. a 8 p.m.) con el objetivo de formar una comunidad sostenible de activismo electrónico. El curso enfatizó la forma de resguardar información en redes locales y verificar que el equipo utilizado no esté comprometido. Les ofreció a los estudiantes el conocimiento necesario para asegurar equipos personales en distintos sistemas operativos (Mac, PC, Linux, BSD) y, con el objetivo de proteger sitios web propios, dio una introducción a las técnicas de los ataques más comunes como desfiguraciones (deface) de webs y redirecciones. Para concluir, se brindó la información necesaria para identificar correos falsos, además de asegurar correos propios, con el fin de divulgar información política anónimamente.

Centro Hemisférico offered a workshop on cyberactivism to a group of 5 participants in Paliacate from October 23 to 27 for three hours each day with the goal of forming a sustainable community of people focused on electronic activism. The course emphasized how to protect information in local networks and how to verify that equipment in use is not compromised. It also provided the students with the knowledge necessary to make personal systems secure using different operating systems (Mac, PC, Linux, BSD) and, with the goal of protecting personal websites, provided an introduction to the most common forms of cyber attacks, including web desfigurations and redirections. To conclude, the course offered an overview of how to identify false e-mails as well as how to secure one’s own e-mail, with the goal of being able to divulge political information anonymously.

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Acerca de Arte Acción

Arte Acción is an interdisciplinary platform located in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas that focuses on developing public performance programming and linking different social groups together in order to promote diverse forms of human development through diverse, continual activities geared towards increasing public awareness, personal reflection and the creation of artistic and political projects. It is a platform first developed with the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics in collaboration with Fortaleza de la Mujer Maya (FOMMA), a theatre troupe of indigenous women. Arte Acción, encompasses public lectures, roundtables, performances, public actions and projections seeking to promote, present and archive performative practices as a social, cultural and political in it's collaboration and research with local, national, and international communities.