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· November, 2010

Stories about Technology from November, 2010

30 November 2010

Cablegate: Lessons on tech for transparency

Technology for Transparency Network

Wikileaks' release of over 250,000 United States embassy cables is one of the hottest subjects in media and government right now. Renata Avila looks at what Cablegate can teach us...

Russia: Leading Activist Blogger on How Internet Changes Politics

RuNet Echo

Marina Litvinovich, is one of the most influential activist bloggers in Russia. In an interview with Gregory Asmolov, she shares her vision of the future role of the Internet in...

Venezuela: LluviasVe.com Uses Crowdsourcing to Report on Heavy Rains

Africa: Cablegate: Does the US care about Africa this much?

Bloggers react to documents published by WikiLeaks (Cablegate) that disclose classified communication between the US State department and its embassies worldwide. The documents make reference to African countries and its...

Cuba: Content of Cables

Philippines: Education department's twitter account

WikiLeaks About Korea

29 November 2010

Uruguay: Video Podcast About E-Government in Uruguay

Latin America: Summary of Several Leaked Documents on the Region

Jordan: Wikileaks’ “Cablegate” Raises Questions

The recent Wikileaks release, known as "Cablegate," featured several quotations from Jordanian officials, as well as large numbers of cables from the U.S. Embassy in Amman. Jordanian tweeters had varied...

Middle East: The Not-So-Secret US Embassy Secret Cables

While mainstream media across the Arab world gave the secret US Embassy cables released yesterday the cold shoulder, bloggers and Twitter users from the Middle East found much needed material...

Take Back the Tech to Eliminate Violence Against Women

The global campaign Take Back the Tech! started on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. This year it is focused on developing actions that...

Russia: Phenomenal Growth of Facebook and Twitter in 2010

Russia: 25% of Registered Cyrillic Domains Suspended

Korea: S.Korean Island Hit by Artillery Shots Became ‘Off-limit’

China: Wikileaks on Google hacking incident

Brazil: Letter from the Digital Culture Forum for internet freedom

28 November 2010

Pakistan: ISI Presence In Blogosphere Exposed

China: Time for a new conversation about privacy invasion

With a broader and perhaps global view of more pervasive privacy issues, poet and professor Rui Shen asks: "Some people disagree with airport security measures that display people's bodies, feeling...

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