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· February, 2009

Stories about Technology from February, 2009

24 February 2009

Armenia: Illegal hunting in nature reserve exposed

Illustrating how online activism could make a difference in Armenia, a YouTube video of a chief forester hunting wild boar at the Khosrov nature reserve has resulted in his dismissal.

New Zealand: Blog ‘Blackout’ protest stalls anti-pirating law

A large swatch of New Zealand’s political blogosphere shut down its websites for a half-day on Monday, February 23 in protest of a copyright law that could have required internet...

Russia: Alleged Racist Murder in Moscow

23 February 2009

Blog Plagiarism hits Egyptian Bloggers

Is there such a thing as blog plagiarism? Egyptian bloggers argue both sides of the fence on Facebook and on their blogs after a newspaper started quoting bloggers - without...

Africa: Blogging About Startups, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

If your main source of news and information about Africa is the mainstream media, then you are less likely to know about groundbreaking innovation and entrepreneurship that is taking place...

Kenya: WhereCampAfrica To Take Place In Nairobi

Iran:Persian blogs on Bluehost in trouble

Jordan: After four years of blogging

Singapore: Most wired country in the world

Global Health: Mobile Phones to Boost Healthcare

Three foundations have joined forces in an effort to provide better healthcare through the use of cell phones and computer technology. In particular, these mobile technology initiatives are aimed at...

China: Closer Look at the 50 Cent Party Member

20 February 2009

Worldwide: 2,500 Languages Disappearing

An interactive map of endangered languages, showing 2,500 out of 6,000 tongues at risk, has been released by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The international organization...

Indigenous Activists Seek New .indigi Domain

Marginalized and oppressed for centuries, indigenous peoples – native communities around the world often considered minorities by states – are seeking Internet autonomy. Encouraged by the opportunity to create new...

Martinique: President Sarkozy

Africa: Journalists Blogging From Africa

Guadeloupe: Where is it exactly?

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