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· February, 2005

Stories about Citizen Media from February, 2005

Global Voices blogger Jeff Ooi questioned in Malaysia regarding weblog comments

  28 February 2005

Global Voices ally and contributor Jeff Ooi was taken in for questioning this morning by Malaysia's Criminal Investigation Division regarding a September 2004 post on his weblog, Screenshots. Jeff was questioned for two hours and released. It's unclear whether the authorities will close the case regarding Jeff's weblog, or whether...

Cyberdissidents and WSIS

17 February 2005

Reporters Without Borders has taken a delegation of cyber-dissidents to the U.N.'s preparatory meeting for the World Summit on Internet & Society this week.  Global Voices is naturally concerned about efforts by governments that do not uphold free speech to interfere with internet governance.  RWB has come out with an...

GV draft project proposal

  7 February 2005

We're drafting a proposal for a project that (if approved and funded) would make Global Voices part of what the Berkman Center does officially. Please visit the wiki to check it out and add your suggestions/comments/changes. Thanks!

Indexing Bridge Blogs

  4 February 2005

I'm in southern India this week (just outside of Bangalore), at the AsiaSource conference, a gathering of NGO tech professionals from around Asia, who are learning how to convert their organizations to open source platforms. It's been an amazing cross-cultural experience – I've had great conversations about access to the...

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