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· November, 2009

Stories about Technology from November, 2009

China: The hottest people on the internet in 2009

Japan: International Robot Exhibition

Algeria: An Open Letter to Egyptians

From a football match for a place in the South Africa World Cup in 2010 to a full fledged face off and diplomatic stand off, Egyptians and Algerians continue to...

Jordan: Internet Blues

Bahamas: Enough Already

Russia Begins Registering Domains in Cyrillic

November 2009 will take a special place in the history of the Russian Internet. It is the month when a Cyrillic domain zone was born - .РФ (Russian Federation). Russia...

Trinidad & Tobago: CHOGM

Can ICTs aid small-scale farmers?

The world's small-scale farmers grow a large amount of food and provide many important jobs in rural areas. However, they do their work at great economic and environmental risk. How...

Slovakia: Mobile Internet Providers Put an End to Internet Neutrality

This month, a second Slovak mobile internet provider has kept its promise and started filtering internet access for its customers. While officially the goal is to block child porn, things...

Ecuador: Technical University in Loja Hosts Campus Congress

The Technical University of Loja, Ecuador will be the host of several days of educational and technological events. One of the organizers is Carlos Correa Loyola, who spoke to Global...

Sri Lanka: The ‘Dear 16 Year Old’ Meme

Broadband In India: Ideas

Video: Open Video Contest for Trip to SXSW Interactive Festival

The Open Video Alliance is putting out a call out for one minute videos that make a case for Open Video for an opportunity to win a trip to South...

Bahrain: Making Rumours Viral

Russia: Local Authorities Slow Broadband Development

On November 10, activists held a rally calling for broadband Internet and protesting against Internet provider monopoly in the township of Kraskovo (Moscow region, 10 km from the Moscow beltroad)....

Kenya: Inventor of the World Wide Web lands in Kenya

Sir Tim Berners-Lee is in Kenya: “Credited with inventing the World Wide Web(WWW), Sir Tim Berners- Lee is in town and was today at the Strathmore University for an Interactive...

Palestine: Gaza Reading Club Learns About Kindle

Featured Author: Filip Stojanovski

Filip Stojanovski is a Global Voices author and translator based in Skopje, Macedonia. He is the Program Coordinator of Metamorphosis, a think tank which seeks the development of democracy and...

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