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· March, 2006

Stories about Technology from March, 2006

China: Organ trafficking

Lonnie B. Hodge at OneManBandwidth shares his research on organ trafficking in China.

China: Google News

Musing Under The Tenement Palm‘s Davesgonechina questions the people at Google on how they determine what is to be included in Google News and is not satisfied with their response.

Costa Rica: Global IT Ranking

Uri Ridelman notes that Costa Rica lost eight places in global IT ranking according to the World Economic Forum. Costa Rica was ranked below El Salvador and Panama, but above...

Kyrgyzstan: Wireless Broadband

David Read, a blogger in Bishkek, writes about the trials and tribulations of getting a wireless broadband connection in Kyrgyzstan.

China: Yahoo! in China

Today is Pick On Yahoo! Day at Asiapundit with “one of the most-biting attacks on the company and co-founder Jerry Yang that I have yet read,” up first.

Trinidad & Tobago: Technology activism

“What is a technology activist?” asks Taran Rampersad. “Perception might lead people to believe that technology activism is limited to a select group, when in fact I believe it isn't,”...

Pulse of the Saudi Blogosphere

Mohsen Al-Awaji was freed after 11 days of detention, and Aya thinks this action by the government is a tangible lesson for Saudis: “Don’t you dare to criticize the government...

Japan: Increases tower size

“The race for the world's biggest phallic symbol continues,” says one reader in response to Japundit's post on plans to build a new Tokyo Tower by 2011 which will stand...

Trinidad & Tobago: ICTs and SMEs

Taran Rampersad posts a personal summary of a conference onn “Improving Organisational Performance in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through Information and Communication Technology” he attended recently in Trinidad. He...

DRC: A Chat with Blogger Tony Katombe

Anthony Mica Katombe (Tony for short) is a blogger from the DRC who’ll “turn 39 April 13”. He has a degree in English and African Cultural Studies Education from a...

Kenya as ICT capital

Kenyan Pundit tells of an initiative aimed at making Kenya the ICT capital of Africa by 2010.

Bermuda: E-commerce Obstacles

“High cost of living; small size; restrictive immigration policy; poor state education system; lack of IT professionalism and work ethic issues; reliance of IT sector on expats; prohibitive telecoms costs;...

Mexico: Free software? or elite software?

Mexican blogger Leon Felipe Sanchez asks if free and open source software is, paradoxically, also elitist software.

Cuba: US foreign policy and internet access

US blogger Boz disagrees with US policy as regards Cuba, but isn't in favour either of the internet access restrictions Cuba places on its citizens.

Hong Kong: Private Information Uploaded

Simon World‘s namesake criticizes the Hong Kong government for continuing to remain silent two weeks after the discovery earlier this month of the accidental posting online of the names, ages,...

Kenyan Sphere Dispatch

After the kenyan government raid on standard newspaper early this month, (Something that was covered by MSM around the world), there was talk in Kenya of mercenaries operating in Kenya....

China: Government searches

Virtual China‘s Jason Li dishes out a treat for his insomniac readers with a link to a new section of Chinese-language search engine Baidu which only searches within Chinese government...

Africa Network Project: Vote

Kenyan Pundit calls on African bloggers to vote for the Africa Network project – the target needed is 300 so still nearly 240 to go.

Polish Blogosphere Update

Apparently, according to Real Warsaw, Poland is single-handedly styming EU progress. Poland's recently elected populist government isn't seen as a solution since future-oriented policies appear off the table. However, according...

Sri Lanka: Bloggers Meet

Sri Lanka: Bloggers Meet

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