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· May, 2010

Stories about Technology from May, 2010

Russia: Journalist's Blog Hacked

Russia: Blogger Describes His Experience With E-Gov Portal

Lebanon: Evil challenges against techy women

Pakistan: Netizens Demand End To Internet Censorship

Mexico: Community Journalism in the Gulf of California

A community journalism project called Su Mar (Your Ocean) aims to give citizens the tools to report on conservation and environmental development issues in the Gulf of California region in...

Russia: A Study of Local Discussion Boards

Online forums in Russian cities are in a certain sense a unique phenomenon. It's not blogs that became the major platforms for open discussion in the regions, but discussion boards...

Bangladesh: The Reason For The Facebook Ban

Georgia: Online local election mapping

Japan: Monozukuri for the Modern Age

The Japanese counterpart of Make Magazine, an American quarterly magazine for DIY enthusiasts, organizes a regular event in Tokyo called Make Tokyo Meeting (MTM). The fifth MTM, held at the...

Bangladesh: Facebook Temporarily Blocked

Bangladesh has become the second country in Asia after Pakistan to block the entire Facebook domain. Bangladeshi bloggers are expressing their astonishment, anger and protest against this ban.

Vietnam: Report on online censorship

Colombia: Tweeting the May 30 Presidential Elections

Twitter activity about the May 30 Colombian Presidential elections is at an all-time high. Topics include the missteps by some of the candidates, their performance in the debates, as well...

Bahrain: On German Freedom

Hungary: Facebook vs iWiW

Marietta Le reports on the competition between a popular Hungarian social networking site iWiW and Facebook in Hungary.

MENA: 15m Facebook Users

Bahrain: Blocking of Sites Gains Momentum

[Report] Technology for Transparency

This report is the culmination of four months of research examining the objectives, challenges, successes, and effects of online technology projects that aim to promote transparency, political accountability, and civic...

Kenya: No need for unnecessary ICT regulations

Causes of Hatred in the Russian Blogosphere

Russia: “Circassian Nationalism and the Internet”

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