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· January, 2012

Stories about Technology from January, 2012

25 January 2012

Poland: Government Will Sign ACTA Despite Massive Protest

Despite a massive Internet protest and controversies around the secret manner of negotiations, the Polish government will sign the anti-piracy agreement ACTA on January 26, as planned. Katarzyna Odrozek reports.

22 January 2012

Tunisia: ”Do Not Censor Pornographic Content”

In early February, the Tunisian Internet Agency will appeal to the Court of Cassation's verdict issued in May 2011 by a court in Tunis ordering the agency to block access...

Poland: Netizens Protest Government's Plan to Sign ACTA Next Week

With the world still talking about the aftermath of the SOPA/PIPA Blackout Day, Polish netizens are confronted with another backstabbing development in the fight for free Internet. Katarzyna Odrozek reports.

21 January 2012

A Guide to Crowdsourcing in Latin America

Crowdsourcing allows anyone with an Internet connection to generate useful content for the masses. In Latin America, numerous crowdsourcing projects have arisen that respond to the needs and emergencies that...

20 January 2012

Cuba: “Free Isn't Easy”

Cuba: Bloggers React to Death of Hunger Striker

It has been a sad day for the Cuban blogosphere, as netizens received news of the death of political prisoner Wilman Villar Mendoza, who has been on a hunger strike...

Russia: Security Services Put Pressure on Parents of the Protest Group Moderator

18 January 2012

Latin American Sites and Bloggers Protest PIPA and SOPA

Caribbean: Solidarity with SOPA Protest

Bermuda: Lack of Political Dialogue

Costa Rican Blogs Protest SOPA and PIPA

Nicaragua: Telecom Company CLARO Censors Clients

The perseverance of Nicaragua's internet community through social networks in denouncing the censorship act by CLARO Nicaragua was the reason the company stopped stonewalling and lifted the access block on...

Global Online Community Protests U.S. Anti-Piracy Bills

Today, January 18, is an important day for the Internet. Corporate websites, from Google to Twitpic, along with civil society groups and individuals, have all joined together in a common...

Brazil: Crowdfunding Site Celebrates a Year of Life