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· October, 2008

Stories about Technology from October, 2008

31 October 2008

Corporations Agree to Standards for Internet Freedom

The Global Network Initiative has been launched. The Initiative is a code of conduct for corporations on privacy and free speech created by a coalition of human rights, media development...

South Africa: The Impact of Mobile Active '08

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Online Info

China: Blog is Outdated?

The 4th Chinese Blogger Conference will be held November 15-16th, 2008, in Guangzhou, China. However, in the past year, there is a continuing discussion in the Chinese blogosphere on whether...

China and U.S: World of Warcraft

Japan: Response to Obama “Put down the Wii Remote” Ad

Slovakia: Google Now Translates From Slovak

30 October 2008

Ibero-America: Campus Party in El Salvador

This week in El Salvador, hundreds of technology fanatics have assembled to take part in the latest edition of Campus Party. Participants from 22 member states are divided into one...

Peru: Preparations for BarCamp Lima

SketchPAN: World without Words

SketchPAN, a service from Korea, aims to create a easy platform for people to express themselves with paintings. In the world without words, language is no longer a barrier for...

India: Wikipedia Academy in Chennai

Argentina: We Media 2008 in Buenos Aires

The We Media conference was held for the first time in Latin America, when the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina played host on October 14-15, 2008. The media thinktank iFOCOS...

29 October 2008

Egypt: Swingers Use Internet to Arrange Rendezvous

There are secrets behind closed doors. But to say that Egypt was shell shocked as news about its first swingers club emerged would be an understatement. And there is a...

Jordan: News Sites Banned in Municipality Offices

Kuwait: For Ladies Only

Ecuador: The Growing Problem of Cybercrime

Bermuda: Gambling with the Future?

Bangladesh: Radio regains its popularity

Bangladesh: Community blogs and unique blogger identities

Russia: “Help Svetlana Bakhmina” Petition

As of now, 71,250 people have signed an online petition appealing to the Russian president to pardon Svetlana Bakhmina, a former senior lawyer for Mikhail Khodorkovsky's oil company Yukos, who...

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