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· September, 2010

Stories about Technology from September, 2010

Grenada: Blog Action Day

Blah Bloh Blog is ready for this year's Blog Action Day, saying: “The theme this year is WATER. Access to clean water is not just a human rights issue. It’s...

Russia: September 30 is Internet Day

Russian online users celebrate Internet Day in the country on September 30. This day also traditionally marks the start of the voting process for the best Internet project in the...

Russia: Landscape and Trends of Online Transparency Initiatives

Alexey Sidorenko analyzes the five main groups of the Russian transparency projects: official and semi-official transparency websites; chaotic transparency communities; online representation of civil activism NGOs; next-generation transparency and civil...

Hungary: Citizens Protest Against Auchan Shopping Mall

Marietta Le posts an update on the ongoing efforts by Hungarian citizens to save the Dunakeszi marsh, which would be destroyed if Auchan Hungary's expansion continues as planned.

Jamaica: Tweetup #2

Stunner blogs about “the biggest tweetup in the history of Jamaica!”

Bahrain: Access to Political Societies Websites Blocked

Bahrain has blocked access to countless websites, blogs and the websites of political societies, ahead of parliamentary elections. Mahmood Al Yousif comments on the development here.

Russia: “Web of Justice”

The Russian Internet is presented, especially in some Western media, as being one of the few democratic forums in the country. However, these reports should be taken with a grain...

Japan: Earthquake warning via mobile phone

Akky Akimoto from Asiajin introduced an earthquake early warning system via mobile phone network in Japan.

South Africa: Winners of South Africa Blog Awards 2010

The South African Blog Awards started in 2005 to showcase the best blogs in South Africa voted for by the public. The winners were announced on 25 September 2010 at...

South Africa: Do You Know Where Police Are Hiding?

Twitter account that exposes where police are hiding daily in South Africa!

Iran:Facebook for Art

Iranian artists have launched Iran's first ever contemporary art competition on the social networking website, Facebook.

South Africa: Self-regulation amongst bloggers

Read Guy Berger's analysis of self-regulation amongst bloggers in South Africa.

Africa: Is the African Blogosphere the New Public Sphere?

A presentation by Cameroonian blogger Dibussi Tande at the 2010 Africa Media Leadership Conference (AMLC) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Tuesday, September 28, 2010.

Venezuela: Blogging Throughout Legislative Elections

Daniel Duquenal blogged throughout yesterday's legislative elections, adding information as the day went by and responding to numerous comments.

Ghana: BarCamp Accra 2010

BarCamp Accra 2010 is around the corner: “I'm sure if you live in the capital, Accra, and you do not know yet of Bar Camps, then you obviously have not...

Africa: Africa Media Leadership Conference 2010

Tweets from Africa Media Leadership Conference 2010 taking place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Russia: Controversy On Twitter Use in the Government

Russian General Prosecutor's Office registered [RUS] a Twitter-account @genproc [RUS]. Previously [RUS], Federal Anti-monopoly Service got @rus_fas [RUS] account. While more than 20 high [RUS] Russian officials already started tweeting, country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs is...

Belarus President Refused to Start a Blog

Blogger pilgrim-67 sarcastically comments [RUS] on Alexander Lukashenko's decision not to start a blog [RUS]: “That's a pity. I would be excited to read about Belarus cows and gaz wars in his blog […]...

Thailand: Photo of Thai keyboard

A yfrog photo shows a Thai keyboard developed by a Cambodian.

Myanmar: BarCamp Mandalay 2011

After the successful Barcamp Yangon 2010 in Myanmar, preparations are now being made for the BarCamp Mandalay 2011. The event also has a Facebook page.

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