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· October, 2008

Stories about North Macedonia from October, 2008

Macedonia: Update on the ‘Computer for Every Child’ Project

  19 October 2008

The blog devoted to the “Computer for Every Child” project gives updates [MKD] from the biggest school in Macedonia: […] “Because of the old electrical installation in the school the computers in this high school won’t be installed and used throughout the whole school year.” […]

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Macedonia: Software Freedom Day

  17 October 2008

As part of the global Software Freedom Day, Free Software Macedonia for the third time has organized an event in the center of Skopje. On Oct. 4, they distributed leaflets and disks with Ubuntu Linux, which were prepared specifically for this occasion and included free software applications for other operating systems as well as a movie on the Swedish piracy culture, “Steal This Film.”

The Balkans: Macedonia and Montenegro Recognize Kosovo

  15 October 2008

On Oct. 9, Montenegro and Macedonia recognized Kosovo's independence. One blogger noted that "coincidentally, this raises the number of countries recognizing to exactly 50." Below are a few more responses from the English-language blogosphere.

The Balkans: Against “Balkanization”

  1 October 2008

Hudin thinks it's time to stop using the word “Balkanization”: “Of course we don't say USSRization, Czechoslovakization, British Empirization, or even Austro-Hungarization. No, we say Balkanization and we say it too much.”

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