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· February, 2008

Stories about Technology from February, 2008

Japan: Laughometer

Taiwan: Photo Talks

Argentina: Bariloche Offline

Morocco: No Justice for Fouad Mourtada

Is creating a Facebook profile of a famous entity a crime? Although it's been done to nearly every major celebrity (a quick search for "George W. Bush" garners over 500...

Angola: A new web forum

Pakistan: Why is YouTube blocked?

Mexico: AOL to Return

Inmates use blogs to start a reform of society

This week we are introduced to another of the Rising Voices second round grantees, “Prison Diaries”, based in Jamaica. It will use citizen media tools like blogs, video and podcasts...

Jordan: Wikipedia and Prophet Muhammad

Another storm is brewing in the Arab world regarding the depiction of Prophet Muhammed in drawings after Wikipedia refused the demands of more than 180,000 people who called for the...

Africa: Interrogating the blogosphere

Japan: Advertisers abandon print, move online

Taiwan: Release Netizen!

Egypt: Three Years Blogging

Jordan: Linux Disaster

Russia: Volga Cars

Morocco: Bloggers Rally Behind Fouad Mourtada

In Morocco, francophone bloggers rally behind Fouad Mourtada, jailed for posting a Facebook profile that spoofed a member of the Moroccan royal family. Mourtada's arrest reveals the tensions between modern...

Sudan/Uganda: African Rebels on YouTube

Bermuda: Open Government

Africa: The Grassroots Reporting Project

Ghana/Kenya: The bamboo Bike Project

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