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4 February 2010

Stories from 4 February 2010

Russia: Blogger Addresses Russian President With Environmental Claim

Russia: Forbes Magazine Publishes List Of Top Government Bloggers

Ukraine: “If Google Were a State-Owned Company…”

A Lviv-based blogger mocks Ukrainian state bureaucracy and red tape, describing what it would take to do a Google search if Google were a Ukrainian state-owned company. Most readers find...

Brazil: Kiss-in for homosexual and abortion rights

São Paulo will stop on Sunday for an evening of mass kissing in protest against resistance to the Brazilian government's third edition of the National Program for Human Rights

Spain: Citizen Journalist Award

Dominican Republic: Coop Marena Cooperative Hotel

Haiti: Tent Cities

Ecuador: Creation of Colambo Yacuri National Park

Trinidad & Tobago: Cricketer's House Burgled

Suriname: Tattoo You

Dominica: On Censorship

Trinidad & Tobago: On Carnival

Bermuda, Barbados: Indebted

Palestine: Dissatisfaction With New ADSL Policy By Paltel

A new ADSL internet service from Paltel (the Palestinian Telecommunication Group) has triggered a wave of online demonstrations by internet users in the West Bank and Gaza due to the...

Yakuza and cops have something to teach

Taiwan: Photoblogger Featured in Windows7 Theme

Japan: Favorite fruit ranking

Japan: Snow Candle Sparking Hope for Haiti

Over 100 international students of the International University of Japan joined together to build a snow ball in lighting the candle of hope for Haitians who have been suffering from...

South Korea: Citizenship

Who writes about ICT4D online?

The Future of ICT for Development

After several months of dedicated analysis about how ICT for development is covered on the web, here are some thoughts from Global Voices about the online availability of information about...