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Diego Casaes

I'm a Bachelor of Tourism from Brazil, but my interests include Journalism, citizen media, human rights and politics. I'm also the Lingua Editor of Global Voices in Portuguese. You can easily find me on Twitter [en] / [pt]. For further details, visit my blog.

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Latest posts by Diego Casaes

11 October 2011

Blog Action Day 2011: Let's All Talk About Food

Blog Action Day is an annual event that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day. This year the topic is food, as the...

29 January 2011

Brazil: Ministry of Culture abandons Creative Commons

Brazilian Minister of Culture's decision to remove a Creative Commons license from its website provoked all sorts of reactions on social networks and among bloggers. It is the first instance...

2 August 2010

Global: Mozilla Drumbeat Seeks to Expand the Open Web

Mozilla Foundation, creator of the internet browser Firefox, has launched Drumbeat, a project that seeks to gather people with the most diverse backgrounds and from many parts of the world...

10 April 2010

Cast your vote for the “Best of the Blogs”

Online voting has begun for the Best of the Blogs Awards from Deutsche Welle, one of the most prestigious international blog competitions with nominated blogs in eleven different languages. You...

12 March 2010

Global: World Day Against Cyber Censorship

Internet censorship is still a major issue in many countries worldwide. With that in mind, the Paris-based international organization Reporters without Borders (RSF) is promoting its yearly World Day Against...

12 February 2010

Brazil: A Snapshot of Campus Party 2010

São Paulo became a meeting place for geeks, cyberactivists and Internet addicts last month, during the Brazilian round of the Campus Party.

18 January 2010

Brazil: Viewing the Haitian earthquake from without and within

The Brazilian blogosphere is in uproar after comments made by the Haitian consul in Brazil, George Samuel Antoine. Bloggers reflect on a lack of humanity, the failures of diplomacy and...

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