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· July, 2013

Stories about Technology from July, 2013

31 July 2013

Caribbean: E-waste Ethics

Abre Latam, an Open Conference for an Open Region

Technology for Transparency Network

Reviews and photos from Abre Latam, an event about open data and transparency in Latin American governments which took place in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Last Day for Submitting Applications for Highway Africa New Media Awards

29 July 2013

Can Pirates Save the Russian Internet?

RuNet Echo

Judging from attendance at recent demonstrations, Russian supporters of internet freedom have their work cut out for them if they want to move their cause from online to offline.

25 July 2013

VIDEO: ‘Hacking Democracy’ in Loja, Ecuador

In Loja citizens use social networks to propose concrete ideas to better their city. The organization Loja es Más launched a video where they tell us about their work.

23 July 2013

Radio Vieques to Heal Puerto Rican Island Following Years of Bombing Exercises

The island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, suffered over 60 years of use as a United States Navy military base and an area for bombing exercises.

App Tracks Argentina's Congress Voting Records

Indian MP Crowdsources Questions for Parliament

Japanese Railway to Sell Customers’ E-Ticket Data

Japan's largest railway company has decided to sell non-identifying data on its commuters to third-party companies. Though technically legal, some see the move as an invasion of privacy.

22 July 2013

Turkmenistan's Internet Blues

Cyber-optimism is is in short supply in repressive Turkmenistan, and it is not difficult to see why.

Fukushima: No Place Like Home

19 July 2013

Online Gambling No Longer Accessible from Lebanon?

Gambling sites have been blocked in Lebanon, a dangerous slippery slope.

17 July 2013

South Korea Suspects North Korea Was Behind June Hacking Attack

Puerto Rico is a Key Link in Espionage of Latin American Countries

What did Edward Snowden reveal about Puerto Rico's role in the NSA's espionage program? Author Angel Carrión tells us.

African Thinkers Blog Competition

15 July 2013

Data Visualization: Electric Japan

Snowden Airport Saga Polarizes Russian Human Rights Community

RuNet Echo

Are some of Russia's human right defenders guilty of letting the Kremlin score a few PR points?

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