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Jillian C. York · May, 2007

I am a writer, activist, researcher, and blogger. I serve as Director of International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and write for several platforms, including Al Jazeera English and The Guardian. I am also a volunteer representative for the Global Voices Board of Directors.

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Latest posts by Jillian C. York from May, 2007

27 May 2007

Morocco: YouTube is Blocked, and the Blogoma is Not Happy

It seems that censorship is on the rise again in Morocco. After last year's blocking of Livejournal and Google Earth, the blogoma erupts as YouTube is added to the censure...

21 May 2007

Morocco: The Week of Firsts

It was a week of firsts in Morocco - with the first French Minister of Moroccan descent, the first newspaper and the first wine store. Jillian York has more in...

14 May 2007

Morocco: How to Best Represent One's Country

With the increasing popularity of blogging comes a debate about how to represent one's country, or in many cases, the country in which one is currently living. This week, Jillian...

9 May 2007

Morocco: French Elections Edition

Morocco, as a former protectorate of France, is still well connected to the country. Beyond French cars and French baguettes, Morocco's law and education systems are influenced by France, and...

7 May 2007

Morocco: Linguistics, Music Videos, and the Merits of Hymenorrhaphy

This week, the English-language Moroccan blogosphere discusses diverse issues such as hymen reconstructive surgery and Arabic music videos. Jillian York summarizes this week's posts.

1 May 2007

Morocco: Naming laws, springtime quiet and Sufi music

Although Spring maybe quiet in Morocco as locals dip into specially prepared cuisine, bloggers are busy debating naming laws for new Moroccan parents in The Netherlands and and basking in...

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