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· September, 2012

Stories about Technology from September, 2012

Iran: Alternatives to Google and Gmail

Nepal: New Media Gufa – A New Experiment

India: Build Your Own Map to Improve Your City

Transparent Chennai is a platform for citizen engagement to help the citizens of Chennai counter inaccurate or incomplete government data with crowdsourced maps, and make better claims on the government...

Russia: The Kostin Report & the Trojan Horse of American ICT

Earlier this week, the media got a sneak peek at a new report on the foreign penetration of the RuNet and the potential manipulation of the country's future elections. The...

China's Digital Publishing Market

Jamaica: Storm Saulter on Film & New Media in the Caribbean

The 2012 Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival continues this week and one of the most high-profile regional attendees is Storm Saulter, the Jamaican director whose first feature film, Better Mus’...

A Ghanain App at TechCrunch Disrupt

Kyrgyzstan: Virtual Farming, Real Harvest

Brazil: Media, Citizenship, and Public Policies Under Debate

To explore topics on "Media, Citizenship, and Public Policies" is the invitation launched by the VIII Brazilian Citizen Media Conference, in September 24th and 25th in Brasília, and Global Voices...

Africa: Mountain Gorilla Conservation Data

Chile: Interview with Poderopedia Founder

Iran Blocks Access to Google and Gmail

Iran has blocked Google and Gmail from the Internet for nearly all users, allegedly to protest against an anti-Islam film on YouTube. Others say it's part of a plan to...

Internet Activa: A Course on Digital Rights and Civil Liberties

With the sponsorship of Google and the support of the organization Red Pa Todos, the Karisma foundation has launched Internet Activa, "an open, [free], and digital online course aimed at...

Iran: Google and Gmail Will Be Filtered

Cambodia: Photo of BarCamp Phnom Penh 2012

Iran: Government Offices Logging Off the Internet

Brazil: Internet Bill of Rights Vote Postponed Again

Bangladesh: First Ever Youth Tech Camp In Dhaka

Jamaica: Time for Twitter

Russia: Forecasts for the Protest Movement's Elections

On October 20, the new "Central Elections Committee" will hold elections to select 45 individuals to form the first "Coordinating Council of the Russian Opposition." When this process is complete,...

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