1 December 2013

Stories from 1 December 2013

Awareness Helps You Clean Indian Streets… Guaranteed!

  1 December 2013

Blogger Atanu Dey argues that to keep the locally produced garbage out of Indian streets you have got to make it culturally unacceptable to throw trash everywhere. Combined with efforts like assigning places to deposit garbage, ensuring regular garbage collection and some punitive actions for littering, the authorities can make...

The Line of Freedom And The Brief IMDb ban in Pakistan

  1 December 2013

On November 19, 2013 Internet movie Database IMDb was banned in Pakistan until the 22nd of November, when the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) ordered ISPs to unblock the website. It is being alleged that ‘The Line Of Freedom‘, a short-film on the ongoing human rights crisis in Balochistan, is the...

Ukraine: Hackers Disable Government Websites in Protest of Police Brutality

  1 December 2013

There has been a series of cyber attacks on Ukrainian government websites after police brutally dispersed peaceful Euromaidan protests in Kyiv in support of Ukraine's European integration on November 30. On December 1, many of the government websites in Ukraine were hacked and blocked [uk], including the official website of...

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