14 March 2008

Stories from 14 March 2008

Cuba: No Restrictions?

  14 March 2008

Child of the Revolution is hesitant to regard the news that “Cubans will be able to buy a range of electronic consumer goods without restrictions” as a sign of political development.

Guyana: Threads that Bind

  14 March 2008

“Sometimes we life is one unending seam, same colour, same strand, same stitch, not varying in size. Then suddenly the thread snap and…”: Guyana-Gyal discovers a “delightful variation” from her daily routine.

China: SARFT's Insanity

  14 March 2008

Wang Xiaofeng tries to explain SARFT’ insanity by looking into its unrestricted administrative power and the history of censorship against cultural workers.

China: Nansha Oil Refinery Campus

  14 March 2008

Buchong visited the planned construction site of an giant oil refinery campus at Nansha, a river mouth peninsular at Zhujiang delta [zh]. The villagers are looking forwarded for the construction, however, the project would result in serious air and water pollution affecting nearby districts, in particular residents in Macau, Hong...

Cuba: A Blog About Internet Censorship

  14 March 2008

Potro Salvaje [es] (Wild Colt) is a blog about the use of internet in Cuba. “We'll talk about censorship, fliters, blocked pages, proxys, and all of the limitations that we Cubans have…”

Ecuador: Google Maps and Flood Zones

  14 March 2008

Christian Espinosa of Cobertura Digital [es] provides an update on the project of using Google Maps to show and provide more information of the areas affected by the heavy flooding in Ecuador.

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