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· November, 2011

Stories about Technology from November, 2011

23 November 2011

Pakistan: Plans to Filter Around 1,500 Words in SMS Traffic

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority is the center of attention of the country's social media junkies and human right groups these days, for its infamous leaked list of banned obscene words...

Cuba: Blogger and Scholar Ted Henken on New Media in Cuba

Ellery Biddle interviews City University of New York (CUNY) Professor of Sociology Ted Henken, a Cuba expert who is the author of El Yuma, a blog that explores social currents...

22 November 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Flood Damage

Cuba: Censoring “El Chupi”

Barbados: Applauding Anya

Russia: Digital Oppression Hits Web Forums as Election Approaches

RuNet Echo

As the Russian parliamentary election comes closer, dispersed attacks on regional discussion boards have turned into a massive wave of digital oppression. Alexey Sidorenko reports on several cases.

20 November 2011

Interview with Izumi Mihashi from GV Lingua Japanese

Izumi Mihasi is leading recruitment and team building at Global Voices Lingua Japanese. Here are her thoughts on its next steps, and on the Internet landscape in Japan.

18 November 2011

Peru: ‘Sugar Camp Lima’ Aims to Give Children a Learning Platform in Their Native Language

Crisis Camp Italy: Using Web 2.0 to Manage Emergencies

Mapping, geolocalization, citizen journalism, data management: just some of the topics to be discussed in Bologna on 19 November at Crisis Camp. The first Italian meeting about collaborative tools for...

Ukraine: Photoshopped Chuck Norris and the Ukrainian Language Day

16 November 2011

Russia: Hidden Camera Reveals Illegal Electioneering in School

RuNet Echo

A scandal caused by a hidden camera recording at a school in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, has highlighted a serious problem in Russian schools: teachers campaigning for the ruling United Russia party.

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