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· October, 2011

Stories about Technology from October, 2011

Russia: The Data Leak War and Other Pre-Election Surprises

Current online political activity in Russia points to information warfare occurring between independent civil-society groups or remnants of 'traditional' political opposition, against various government officials and pro-government youth movements.

Tunisia: Let's Invade Social Networks!

A crazy wave of posts hit the world of social networks when Tunisian netizens decided to invade Facebook and Twitter with their comments. First came the official Facebook page of...

Mexico: Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt over Anonymous’ #OpCartel

Over recent days many media outlets have widely publicized news about a video by Anonymous Mexico threatening the Zetas cartel as a response to the kidnapping of one of the...

Russia: Alternative Voting Portal Launched

Russia: Izhevsk City Manager Caught on Camera Talking About Election Bribery

Japan’s IT Exodus: A Personal Perspective (Part 1)

37-year-old software architect Ryo Asai writes at his blog “Becoming a Master Programmer” about his reasons for leaving his previous job, a Japanese system integration company, to work at Amazon...

Trinidad & Tobago: Celebrating Anya's Project Runway Win

The Trinidad and Tobago blogosphere has been extremely active over the past week as Season 9 of Lifetime's hit reality show, Project Runway, drew to a close. Home-grown design hopeful,...

Malawi: New Blog for Free and Open Source Software

Open Access Africa: Spreading Knowledge, Increasing Collaboration

We celebrate Open Access Week with a special focus on Open Access Africa. As the internet lowers the bar for publishing and disseminating information, print-era publishing models still keep African...

Cuba: Internet & Human Rights

Africa: New Social Network for African Radio Broadcasters

Russia: Fake ‘Crowd Sourced’ Election Monitoring Portal Launched by the Ruling Party

Russia: Crowd-Sourced Citizen Lawmaking Platform

Russia: Prison Officer Who Abused Female Inmates Arrested After a YouTube Leak

Nicaragua: Blogger Argues Digital Journalism in the Country is on the Right Track

Russia: 24,300+ Personal Records Belonging to Pro-Kremlin Youth Camp Participants Leaked

Tanzania: Who Killed Zinjanthropus?

Tanzania: New Blog to Connect College Students

China: Internet Management and the 6th Plenum Report

Russia: Hacked Mailbox of Anti-Corruption Blogger Published Online

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