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· June, 2010

Stories about Macedonia from June, 2010

Macedonia: Law on Electronic Communications Invades Citizens’ Privacy

On June 16, 2010, the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia adopted changes to the Law of Electronic Communications, which now violates the privacy of the citizens. With these changes,...

Macedonia: Gender Aspects of the Football World Cup

Young Macedonian blogger and writer thinks that focus on defense combined with propagation of gender stereotypes make the Football World Cup unattractive.

Slovenia: Referendum on the Arbitration Agreement

Sleeping With Pengovsky writes – here and here – about this past Sunday's referendum on the Arbitration Agreement between Slovenia and Croatia; posts Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5...

Macedonia: Singing Skopjans Cover Footbal World Cup Anthem

Singing Skopjans celebrated [MKD] the start of the Football World Cup in South Africa by singing its anthem, “Waving Flag,” because they “realized that the Somali K'naan managed to slip...

Macedonia: Programmers’ Salaries

Instant Expert writes [MKD] about monthly salaries of software developers in Macedonia: from juniors (EUR 200), to analysts (EUR 350), to seniors (EUR 500+), to “rock stars” (EUR 1000+%). Ping.mk...

Macedonia: Legislative Changes Raise Privacy Concerns

Human rights activists and Internet users criticize recent controversial initiatives by the Macedonian Government to increase its legal powers of surveillance. Backed by a comfortable majority in the Parliament, the...

Macedonia: If There Was No Internet Comics Followup

The Soli pamet blog has also offered a response to the “If there was no internet” meme – through a comics [MKD]. (The blog title – “Salting Mind” – refers...

Macedonia: NGO Figts Autism Stigma

Vlado Trajkovski, president of the Macedonian Scientific Society for Autism, confessed on his blog that even though the NGO has conducted a successful workshop for autistic children [MKD], in which...

Macedonia: Remnants of the Yugoslav Legacy

Sead Dzigal reminds readers [MKD] that after “the death” of the .yu domain [SER] this past March, the term ‘Yugoslavia’ officially survives on the international scene only in the provisional...

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